Lessons Learned on the Journey

Dive Deeply

"Dive deeply!" This encouragement from a scuba-diving friend never took hold in my life. Although I thought about it, I remained content to stay on the surface of the ocean. The time,…

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Warning Labels

Do you get annoyed at warning labels—those labels attached to products which are intended to warn me about potential risks? Why do I get annoyed when they are there for my own good? I guess I…

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Let Loose and Laugh!

I enjoy activities that include laughter - why doesn't this happen more often in my life? Playful humor is truly therapeutic for me. …

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What Do I See?

How I view my circumstances is based on my own inclinations and prejudices or even blind spots. At times I just see what I want to see, like the Pharisees did in the story of the sinful woman…

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Misplaced Affections?

When they had finished eating, Jesus said to Simon Peter, “Simon son of John, do you love me more than these?” …

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Wear my Skin

Wear My Skin …

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Being Right or Seeking Righteousness

How easy it is for me to think that I am right. I enjoy the feeling. It props up the false notion that I am great and even better than others. From where does this attitude come? My fallen, broken…

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Do Not Fret

In a world filled with chaos, conflict, and confusion, I often fret. How is it possible to live without fretting? David said: …

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Eternity in My Heart

…He has also set eternity in the human heart…Ecclesiastes 3:11 NIV …

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Balance?

I am often encouraged to seek balance in life—a little less of this and a little more of that. …

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