Quick solutions have been around for hundreds of years. They promise relief from physical or emotional pain, or appeal to our desire to improve our well-being in some fashion. But their consequences often come to light only when it’s too late for a change of course.When we are suffering or ...Read More »
How Well Do You Wait?
They met in 1930 at a Halloween masquerade ball. He was 20 years old and had already been working for the local utility company for four years. She was a 16-year-old high school student, living in a dormitory many miles from her family’s farm. They fell in love and decided ...Read More »
To Be Content Through Christ
We are all pursuing contentment—to feel completely satisfied, completely at peace—no wants, no aching needs, no fears, no doubts, no broken dreams, no disappointments, no pain, no loose ends. We may even, at times, be driven by discontent. We might have a compulsion to change something, so we dye our ...Read More »
Love Never Fails, But Love Takes Time
“Love is patient … ” 1 Corinthians 13:4a Love takes time. It does not have an expiration date; love simply, patiently perseveres! That word “patient” in 1 Corinthians stops me in my tracks. The original Greek word means “willing to suffer long.” I don’t like to suffer for a short time, ...Read More »
Are We Teaching Our Kids Impatience?
From spectating a sport to attending a performance, more and more parents are depending on technology to entertain their children instead of having them watch what is on the stage or on the court. Not only has the influence affected the sports and fine arts arenas, the digital tools have ...Read More »