Tag Archive: spiritual growth

The Upside of Anger

A couple of years ago a movie came out called The Upside of Anger, starring Kevin Costner and Joan Allen. It wasn’t a particularly good movie, but it had an interesting premise at the core of the plot. A woman’s husband mysteriously disappeared without a trace of explanation. Coincidentally, his beautiful, young secretary left the […]

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Living in the Crisis Mode

Get Set Free from the Crisis Mode This year it is time to examine your life and see what may be holding you in bondage. Are you chained to crisis? Think about people you know who never get out of a crisis. Their lives are filled with mistakes and bad decisions. Many times it is […]

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‘Twas the Night Before Christmas

The Accidental Tree I accidently bought a Christmas tree last October at a garden nursery in Dallas, even though I didn’t intend to buy one until later during the holidays. It was a little off-season and unexpected to find this 9-foot tree standing tall among a small forest of other artificial trees. Its miniature pine […]

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Through the Eyes of a Child

A Four-Year Old’s View of God The age of four is a curious time in children’s lives. They explore new ideas and concepts. Our granddaughter, Ellie, had been learning important values at an early age. Her parents taught her that God loved her, and she seemed to understand. Then they introduced the concept of God’s […]

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