Subscriptions we have: social and living habits

Do you ever just get an urge to go through your subscriptions and delete, delete, delete? Maybe you get tired of seeing posts from JimBob. A couple seemed great but now– you can’t get with what he is saying…he is going to far. Maybe Sally Sue started out on fire (but like me) she has…

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Missed Turns and God’s Surprises

Guest postMt Rushmore It wasn’t one of my better days. I’d taken my children to the Black Hills of South Dakota for a rare vacation.  We were plagued with one problem after another. Our exhaust system was in trouble, having just scraped the pavement, and now loosely  tied to the station wagon  frame with a…

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Christians: When Life Sucks– Refocus

What can we do when life sucks: when life is far from how we want it, when we just can’t take one more thing? We need a new way to focus our attention. What I am going to suggest may take a lot of effort. You may have to recommit to it several times throughout…

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Setting Goals- Don’t Rush Your Performance

I will set my goal. That was the foundational point one evening at VBS. We discussed how Lebron James once had a goal to make 80% of his free throws. He did achieve 78% one season. In our class, the boys got to make free throws into a basket. The boys, L & C, are…

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Depressed? Here is something to read…

Pop psychology helps us only as long as it it before our eyes or in our ears. It is great to say “I am a beast” , “I am crushing it”,  “I am having a great day”.  But there are days we just do not and cannot believe it. Here are some blogs that help…

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Can Three Words Turn Anxiety Into Success?

I have a lot of anxiety often. As I get older my chest feels tighter and heavier more often and it concerns me. Anxiety is at a high level for most people globally right now. There are many ways to trick yourself out of anxiety. Here is one I came across today that I felt…

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27 ways God acts on our behalf for our good

This is taken from an article written by Christian blogger Kelly R. Baker.Here is a quick go to reference for How Jesus acts on our behalf: Makes you rest in green meadows (Psalm 23:2) Leads you beside peaceful streams (Psalm 23:2) Renews your strength (Psalm 23:3) Guides you along right paths (Psalm 23:3) Is close…

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