Today, let’s push back against feelings of irrelevance that can creep into our lives as we age. We are living in a time and a culture where everyone wants to stay young as long as they can. Very few people want to get old. Indeed, this has always been a human desire, spawning famous quests … Continue reading You are NOT irrelevant as you age
Stolen water is sweet; bread eaten in secret is delicious! That’s what the ancient proverbs writer said, and it still rings true today. We, humans, love the illicit and the forbidden. Why is this? Why is forbidden fruit so tempting? Why do we crave the things that aren’t healthy for us? Why do we want … Continue reading Why isn’t goodness more satisfying?
What am I supposed to do with my life? Which path should I take, left or right? Is this the right time to make a move, or should I wait a little bit longer? Should I follow this counsel or that opinion? And most importantly, how long is it all going to take? Sometimes questions … Continue reading The Next Right Thing
"God has not called us to be successful, He has called us to be faithful." --Mother Teresa Do you agree with her? Do you think that Mother Teresa, whose ministry touched millions, knew what she was talking about? Or how about the Scriptures? Did you know that the words "faithful" and "fruitful" occur in the … Continue reading Success versus Faithfulness
Epic. Strategic. Helpful. Wise. Max Lucado’s chapter “Don’t consult your greed” contains some of the best life advice that we could ever receive! Here’s his punch line: when attempting to identify your ‘sweet spot’ don’t consult your greed. The God-ordained niche for your life will be outrageously significant; however, it probably won’t satisfy every greedy … Continue reading Don’t consult your greed