Is there a secret to a Christian’s happy life?

One of my favorite books is a little paperback by Hannah Whittall Smith called “The Christian’s Secret to a Happy Life.” Now there is a title! There are many excellent summaries available that I have given links to at the bottom of this post, but I would encourage you to make the time and read …read in detail

Have you Read “Feel” by Matthew Elliot?

Feel – Matthew Elliot   Download study guide at www.faithfulfeelings.com Your emotional makeup is a complex interaction between your personality, culture, family background, personal experience, and belief system. Each of us can benefit by knowing what emotions are and how God designed them to operate in our lives. To grow toward emotional fullness and maturity, we …read in detail

Are you concentration challenged?

The past weeks have been filled with challenges and yet with God’s help and praying friends, I am growing in my awareness of God’s presence right in the middle of it all! I have been greatly encouraged by the devotional book by Sarah Young, Jesus Calling. It is very popular right now and several people …read in detail

Are you looking for peace in all the wrong places?

We are familiar with the country song, “Looking for Love in all the Wrong Places,” but I realized today I was looking for peace in the wrong places. Here is my story. I am in the middle of more dental work and experiencing pain and discomfort. I was hoping to get more work finished today …read in detail

How can I learn to hear God more? Part 4

The session entitled, “The Still Small Voice and its Rivals,” provided a wonderful “ah-ha” revelation for me. I saw that for many years, I had viewed my relationship with God as a project, an external study. In my eagerness to catch up with young people who had grown up in church and were familiar with …read in detail