Lessons Learned on the Journey

Learning from Jesus' Questions - Earthly Things...Heavenly Things

But if you don't believe me when I tell you about earthly things, how can you possibly believe if I tell you about heavenly things? …

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Learning from Jesus' Questions - Why Don't You Understand?

Speaking to Nicodemus, Jesus said, …

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Learning from Jesus' Questions

When beginning a spiritual journey, a good question to ask is, "What do you want?" These are the first words Jesus spoke in the Gospel of John to two perspective disciples. Their response…

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Questions

He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes, …

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Standing on the Promises

I used to make New Year’s resolutions, but I found that by mid-January I would be wallowing in failure. Positive change is good, but so very difficult. I have come to realize that striving for…

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The Incarnation

The Incarnation of Christ, of God becoming man in the form of Jesus, has taken on new meaning for me since my mother's death on Christmas Eve of 2015. I was reminded of the gift of Jesus, the Son…

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The Wonderful "Smallness" of Christmas

When we first moved to Hungary in 1996, we shopped in small local stores. Over the years, however, "megastores" and malls popped up around the city. These changes reflected the notion that…

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Growing in Child-Likeness: Full of Joy and Wonder

The Lord is my strength and shield. I trust Him with all my heart. He helps me, and my heart is filled with joy. I burst out in songs of thanksgiving. Psalm 28:7 NLT …

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Growing in Child-Likeness: Devoted to Family

Be devoted to one another in brotherly love, give preference to one another in honor. Romans 12:10 NASB …

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Growing in Child-Likeness: Gratitude

Where has my thankfulness for the simple gifts of life gone? Where is my childlike gratitude? As I have "matured," a mindset of entitlement has emerged that diminishes my sense of…

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