I’m Hearing From God; Here’s What He Told Me

How does it strike you when someone claims to be “hearing from God”? I was thinking the other day about how I've heard people claim to have been “hearing from God.” They relate these “hearings” as though they had some special connection to the Throne of Grace that the rest of us do not have. ~ Read more...

Contentment: How Much Is Enough?

Contentment is not natural, but it can be learned One writer had this to say: We spend more… but we have less We buy more… but we enjoy it less We have bigger houses… and smaller families We have more conveniences… but less time We have multiplied our posessions… but reduced our values We have Read More

Delight: The Goal of Scripture Memory

Do you get it? Can you see it? This "delight" thing is a benefit that God is offering to us. But as with most of Gods offers, it seems to contradict our experience and our common sense.

How To Live “In Perfect Peace” ”” Part 3

Today is Monday, November 14, 2011. On this same Monday in 1988, exactly 23 years ago, I was fired from my job. In my previous post I described how, for many months that followed, I was tormented by fear and by panic attacks. All of that took place before I know about the spiritual basis Read More

How To Live In Perfect Peace; Part 2

When I arrived at work on the morning of Monday, November 14, 1988, I was senior design engineer for a local manufacturing company. By mid-morning, I was not. I had been fired. For just a moment, try to imagine what that felt like. Or perhaps you don't have to imagine, because you've been there. You've Read More

How To Live “In Perfect Peace” – Part 1

Have you ever noticed how a seemingly ordinary day can suddenly become memorable? Often you don't recognize those days until after they've happened. You look back and think, "Because that happened, this is a day I'll always remember." When I became aware of that "after-the-fact" aspect years ago, I decided to try to recognize "in Read More