Willpower?

It has been said, ““Using willpower to overcome worldly seduction is like telling a man who has gone without water for three days to control himself and quit being thirsty…” Just quit [...]

Making a Choice

    We’ve all faced them…. You are standing in line at Universal Studios and the sign says “Children 9 and younger” get in at a reduced price.  Your daughter just turned [...]

Following Directions

An old sailor repeatedly got lost at sea, so his friends gave him a compass and urged him to use it. The next time he went out in his boat, he followed their advice and took the compass with him. [...]

Paul’s Secret

To those that struggle with contentment… there will never be enough.  It will always lie one arms length beyond their ability to sleep at night.   Those that live in this camp [...]

Covering Up

Humanity has a long history of wearing a mask. Adam did it.  “Then the Lord God called to the man [Adam], ‘Where are you?’ He replied, ‘I heard you walking in the garden, so I hid. I was [...]

Never Changing

Doesn’t it sometimes seem that the only consistent thing we have in the world is change?  Things are always shifting, getting new flavor, realigning position… generally disrupting the [...]

Keep Climbing

“Dear brothers and sisters, when troubles come your way, consider it an opportunity for great joy.  For you know that when your faith is tested, your endurance has a chance to grow. So let [...]

Answering

One day a woman was rushing home from a doctor’s appointment. The doctor had been somewhat delayed at the hospital, and the lab work took a little longer than usual so by the time she left the [...]

Definitely

“I have told you all this so that you may have peace in me. Here on earth you will have many trials and sorrows. But take heart, because I have overcome the world.”   John 16:33 How could [...]

Unloveable?

Leonardo Da Vinci, just before he started work on his “Last Supper” had a violent argument with a fellow painter. Leonardo was so bitter that he determined to paint the face of his [...]

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