One evening recently I went out onto our front porch to water the hanging plants. I had forgotten to do it the day before, but figured they were probably okay. When I caught my first glimpse of them, I was somewhat surprised to see them looking dangerously wilted and dry.
Our culture has done a very good job of convincing us that being fearful is equivalent to being wise. After all, if we simply take a few self-protective precautions, we can have a much more protected life.
Every January, our family tries to get away somewhere together for a couple of weeks (preferably to a warm destination!) to rest, refuel, and build fun memories together before we head full swing into the intensity of a new year. Some of our most precious and memorable moments have happened on
Most of us are very familiar with the voice of condemnation. You know, that subtle (or not-so-subtle) whisper that mocks, “You aren’t good enough! You are a mess! You are a failure! You are hopeless! It’s too late for you - you’ll never cha
The Bible describes a time when the people of Israel had to make a choice about which king they would serve - David or Saul. Though David was God’s chosen king for Israel, he had been forced to run for his life and was reduced to living in a cave. Saul was still in control of the kingdom.