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Five Steps to Overcoming Fear and Anxiety

Five Steps to Overcoming Fear and Anxiety

Have you ever been chased by a snarling dog? That can be a scary thing, if the dog is a Yorkie or Chihuahua because sharp teeth are still sharp teeth,…

An Article About Nothing

An Article About Nothing

There is a story involving Yogi Berra, the well-known catcher for the New York Yankees, and Hank Aaron, who at that time was the chief power hitter for the Milwaukee…

Above and Below

Above and Below

Lynn Malone shares the following about how… we seem to live in two different worlds, the rich and the poor. A striking example is shared by Brett Blair, a pastor…

Light of the World

Light of the World

When I think back to my childhood, I remember many times when my mother turned on the light. There were times when I was afraid of the dark, and she…

Condoning or Condemning

Condoning or Condemning

Years ago, I had the privilege of baptizing a young man in prison.  Once I was talking with him, and he was expressing his sorrow for the thing he had…

Becoming Real

Becoming Real

The Skin Horse had lived longer in the nursery than any of the others. He was so old that his brown coat was bald in patches and showed the seams underneath,…

Joy in the Morning

Joy in the Morning

In one of his lighter moments, Benjamin Franklin penned his own epitaph. He didn’t profess to be a born-again Christian, but it seems he must have been influenced by Paul’s…

Forsaken

Forsaken

What is the most forsaken you’ve ever felt?  I know—that’s not very fair of me to begin this article by calling forth such difficult memories.  But some questions must be…

Beneath the Surface

Beneath the Surface

French author Jules Verne (1828-1905) is often called one of the creators of science fiction.  He is known for many works, but his most famous are Around the World in…

Beneath the Surface

Beneath the Surface

French author Jules Verne (1828-1905) is often called one of the creators of science fiction.  He is known for many works, but his most famous are Around the World in…