Contributed on Jan 2, 2009
Wrong things to do when I’m angry, depressed, frustrated: 1) INVEST in pride; 2) BORROW bitterness; 3) TRADE relationships.
Have you ever felt like the world around you was moving at such an incredible speed while you were standing still? I mean, have you ever wondered if maybe you weren’t going anywhere in life, at least not everywhere you want to go? Have you ever asked yourself, “Is God even at work in my life? ...read more
Contributed on Jan 9, 2009
Five practical precepts for making good choices based on Esther chapter two.
Some of my favorite reads online are the stories of dumb criminals. Last week a masked man actually stood in line to rob a bank! Police in Stow, Ohio, near Akron, say 24-year-old Feliks Goldshtein of Highland Heights was arrested minutes after his mask-wearing episode on Thursday, following a ...read more
Contributed on Jan 17, 2009
Help for healing heartache.
Do you remember where you were when you first heard about the terrorist attacks on 9-11? Furthermore, do you remember how you felt? Most Americans felt a lot of sorrow, anger and heartache, not only for the victims of the terrorist attacks and their families, but also for our entire ...read more
Contributed on Jan 22, 2009
How prayer with fasting INCREASES INSIGHT and REDUCES STRESS.
During the minister’s prayer one Sunday, there was a loud whistle from one of the back row seats. Little Gary’s mother was horrified. She pinched him into silence and, after church, asked, "Gary, whatever made you do such a thing?" Gary answered soberly, "I asked God to teach me to whistle, ...read more
Contributed on Jan 30, 2009
Symptoms of spiritual neglect that need to be diagnosed as exhibited in the life of Haman in the book of Esther.
I’ve known people, people I loved, family and friends, who would probably still be alive today if they had not ignored symptoms of poor health. If they had only gone for a checkup sooner. I’m sure some of you have had a similar experience. I think fear and misinformation keep a lot of people ...read more