At the edge of the yard on my dad’s property grew a large bed of vibrant orange tiger lilies. Every year as early summer came, they popped up and opened toward the sky. They were not just another patch of old-fashioned flowers; they had been planted 60 years before by ...Read More »
God Uses Hardship To Build Our Character
Moab has been at rest from youth, like wine left on its dregs, not poured from one jar to another— she has not gone into exile. So she tastes as she did, and her aroma is unchanged. (Jeremiah 48:11) And the firstborn bare a son, and called his name Moab: ...Read More »
Giving up something that threatens our health, whether physically or spiritually, can feel like giving up a limb. We can become that attached even to the unhealthy. But giving up those things that affect our spiritual health can be the difference between life and death. In the late 1700’s and ...Read More »
Is Stress Killing You?
I’ve understood for a long time that stress is bad and has negative effects on overall health. What I didn’t understand, however, was that all of my other efforts to improve my health were in vain until I could control my stress levels and my way of thinking. Yes, dieting ...Read More »
Rest Your Mind, Body and Spirit
So many people are in a continually state of unrest. It is important that you take time to rest your mind, body, and spirit. Otherwise, your entire system will be out of balance. When your system gets out of balance you can be susceptible to illness, negative thinking, depression, anxiety ...Read More »