Anonymous Man – You Don’t Know This Author’s Name and He’s Okay with That

"He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will abide in the shadow of the Almighty" - Psalm 91.1 Maybe it has always been this way, but these days it seems that the name of the game is to make a name. The drive for fame and recognition is so strong it presses people... Continue Reading →

Singing in the Rain – Reflections on Weather-Related Depression

For many of us in the U.S., I'm afraid it's time to break out the old song, Singing in the Rain to put a spin on all the dreary weather we've been having. It seems like it's been nothing but clouds and rain for weeks now. With even more rain in the forecast, it's starting... Continue Reading →

Overcoming Envy – Part II

In Part I, we noticed the writer of Psalm 73's honesty about a personal struggle with envy. We also noticed that his was a particular flavor of envy, the kind that gets really bothered  when arrogant, ungodly people appear to have life by the tail. He couldn't understand why they seemed to be thriving while... Continue Reading →

The Elasticity of Hope: When You’re Going Through a Painful Stretch

I love running, but stretching...not so much. There's just something about it. Maybe it's the initial pain and discomfort it causes, not to mention the time it takes. Personally, I'd rather just get on with the workout. But stretching has its place. It helps with flexibility, range of motion, and blood circulation, to name just... Continue Reading →

When it Seems Like All You Have Left is God

Within a space of just months Mark sustained some incredible losses. First, he lost a parent, then a dear friend. Two huge goodbyes for which he wasn't prepared. With these unexpected departures, the landscape of his life suddenly looked so different. Like when a massive tree gets blown over in a storm, it leaves behind... Continue Reading →

Got Problems? God can Help

 "Blessed be the Lord, who daily bears us up; God is our salvation. Our God is a God of  salvation..." -Psalm 68:19-20 What do you think of when you hear the word, salvation? Many of us would say that it reminds us of when we were "saved" by placing our trust in Jesus. That is,... Continue Reading →

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