Forgiveness: Taking the High Road in the Low Country

I cannot! I just cannot! This is too big to forgive. I wrestled daily as I thought about the offense. I could not see any way out. I was deeply entrenched in the low country of bitterness, resentment, and anger. Three months into this cycle, I was miserable enough to ask myself, how do I … More Forgiveness: Taking the High Road in the Low Country

A Willing Spirit

Do you have a healthy relationship with exercise? I like to exercise regularly, but lately, it has been a struggle. A few days ago, as I prayed about this problem, I opened my Bible to Psalm 51. I read the verses aloud and the last part of verse 12 stood out to me, grant me … More A Willing Spirit

A Gift of Streams in the Desert

What a great month it’s been! Several big events happened during the last few weeks. These events are a welcomed change from the status quo of continuously being in the “desert”. I see these events as God’s way of providing streams in our desert experiences. Although our desert was often marked by fears and uncertainties, God … More A Gift of Streams in the Desert

How God Lifts the Pain of Rejection and Gives Hope

Rejection stings. Have you ever felt rejected? I have. When we are not accepted by family members, friends, or colleagues we may experience rejection. For example, when a dad is too busy to give attention to his daughter, she may experience feelings of worthlessness. When a mother favors one child over another who is prettier … More How God Lifts the Pain of Rejection and Gives Hope

Who is the Lord?

Who is the Lord? Why should I obey him? At some point in our lives, we all ask these questions. How we arrive at the answer is different for each of us. Some of us heard about God in church as children and believe. Some heard about God in Sunday School, or through friends and … More Who is the Lord?