Rejection Hurts. There is no simpler way to put it. We all at some point in our lives faced a form of rejection to various degrees and causing pain and hurt in our lives. It especially hurts when it comes from people or things that we have invested so much time, energy, and … [Read more...] about How Do You Deal With Rejection?
I’d like to think that I’m a giant of faith, but the worrier in me knows better. The word ‘doubt’ isn’t supposed to enter a mature Christian’s mind, but it can, and it will, which may shake the foundation of a believer. Maybe the concept of doubt doesn’t seem like much of an … [Read more...] about When Doubt Creeps Into Your Faith
This past weekend I went to my 10-year high school reunion. It was fun to catch up and see people I haven’t talked to in years and get a glimpse of what they are doing and where they are in life. When we got to the reunion, we were given letters/questionnaires that we filled out … [Read more...] about The Secret to Being Content
I can’t believe Christmas is almost here. As we look forward to ushering advent in, and 2020 out, we’re seeing signs of Christmas spring up all over town. I don’t know about you, but I’m ready for some peace, joy, and goodwill toward men. This year has felt anything but that. … [Read more...] about Blessed Are The Peacemakers
How often have you prayed “Lord, please take this away”? Your prayers more like pleads, looking to God to provide some relief that you cannot secure for yourself. There are many seasons and circumstances I can think of in my own life where I longed for the Lord to make it better, … [Read more...] about Lord, Please Take This Away
I am old enough to remember the assassination of President Kennedy, the race riots, the Vietnam protests, and the Watergate scandal. Granted I was young, but I definitely picked up on the angst and anger of those around me. I can remember a Canadian friend asking me at that time … [Read more...] about Living in Contentious Times