Is the devil real?

“I cannot believe I thought such an awful thing!” Why do we wrestle with dark thoughts? What compels us to speak bad about others? Is it something in us, or someone attacking us that makes us wish harm on others? How about when some stranger is bursting with laughter and we snicker “how ridiculous!” What…

Ears of the Heart

Picture a set of ears attached to your heart. Got that? Ok, now ponder deeply, do our ears actually do the hearing? Or does our mind hear what we select and then through our intellect, we translate the meaning? The wisest man known to have ever lived asked God for a discerning heart, a heart…

The Girl I Was

I was that shy girl who had low self-worth. I was the girl who envied those who had parents who took interest in their children.  I was the girl who believed she had no chance of being loved.  I was the girl who compared herself to the popular girls at school, to the magazine models,…

A Time to Sing

In October of 2018 a group of 23 people from across the globe  travelled to visit historic places in Jerusalem where Jesus Christ was born, lived, died and was raised from the dead. This once-in-a-lifetime experience deepened the meaning of “Christ in me, His hope for glory.” These worship songs were taped live at the…

JOY INCREASING ?

“What are you thinking?” Are you considered one of the Frozen Chosen? Many books direct our thinking, so what are you reading? Whatever is lovely, true, noble and decent?  Apply Truth to your Thought Diet. Listen to your thoughts, catch the complaint, notice any thought habits of self ridicule? Be aware of how your thoughts…