According to the world, the goal of life is to achieve happiness. Messages abound insisting we can and should be happy. But what if I told you settling for happiness would be selling yourself short? Happiness is volatile. The slightest shift in circumstances can derail it and the goal for achieving it always seems to … Continue reading Advent – Good News of Great Joy!
"So I say to you: Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you...If you then, though you are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father in heaven give the Holy Spirit to … Continue reading We have all the power we need!
This morning while I was reading the book of John, I was struck by a verse that spoke to me. Jesus was comforting his disciples as he tried to prepare them for his upcoming death. He knew the sorrow and dismay they would feel when they saw their Lord crucified and buried, and he was … Continue reading Your grief will turn to joy
Every morning for me begins with a hot cup of coffee. It must. Each night my husband gets it all set up so when I wake up, there it is. It's like a refuel that I need at the beginning of each day. This morning I thought of an interesting analogy related to my morning … Continue reading Morning Coffee
When you take a picture of something and there's a lot of other distracting stuff in the background, there's an editing feature you can use to make the background fuzzy and ensure that the intended subject of your photo is clear. Good analogy for life. Sometimes the little things start to take the focus off … Continue reading Focus