I belong to a small group from our church. We are discussing Phillip Yancey's, "What's so amazing about grace?" That got me to thinking. What if we were to challenge ourselves to show extra grace during this season? What is grace? Grace is kindness. Grace is manners Grace is putting others first. Grace is not … Continue reading How to show extra grace this Christmas season
I want to be sure that when I write about depression (and will also be including this in my book), that you understand that I know we are all living different lives. I was just at my daughter's for Halloween. Her and her husband work full-time. They have two young boys, one is ten, the … Continue reading I want to be sure you understand, I get it.
Silver platters are beautiful, aren't they? I mean everything looks better on a silver platter. Right? But happiness is one of those things that can't be hand-delivered on a silver platter. But I am surprised at the number of people who think it does.
When we're depressed, our relationships can suffer. People try to help but they often say or do the wrong thing. It's better to wait until we are thinking more clearly before we address some issues.
I am thinking today of Christ's triumphant entry into Jerusalem on this Palm Sunday. He was applauded, cheered. He was treated as a hero. And yet.... Within a week, all that had changed. Some of those people along that road hated Jesus. They were probably just there to see why everyone was cheering. I bring … Continue reading A reminder on this Psalm Sunday