Psalm 139 “Let us fix our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of our faith, who, for the joy set before him endured the cross…” (HEBREWS 12: 2) Society teaches us constantly that we are the masters of our destiny, that we are what we make of ourselves, that we write the script. Knowing … More Every Day is a Journal Page
This morning my husband and I were talking about how badly he felt about shouting at our toddler when he is disobedient. And when I came into the office, I saw an article explaining why yelling doesn’t work. I wanted to share it with parents who go through the same thing as my husband and I do when it … More No More Yelling
“Deeply moved at the sight of his brother [Benjamin], Joseph hurried out and looked for a place to weep. He went into his private room and wept there.” (GENESIS 43:30) We read in Genesis of Joseph’s dealings with his brothers when they came to Egypt for food. Notice that they did not recognize him on … More Jesus: Of Tender Compassion
I read some time ago on Care2 Make a Difference, that a state representative has introduced legislation that would make miscarriage a crime punishable by death. Rep. Bobby Franklin’s bill would require that women who miscarry prove that there was “no human involvement whatsoever in the causation” or they could become felons. The bill would also … More Miscarriage, a Crime?
I remember watching Patty Duke’s powerful and award winning portrayal of Helen Keller in the movie The Miracle Worker. I admired Anne Sullivan as she worked tirelessly to help Helen learn how to communicate. At first there were constant battles as wills clashed but bit by bit, the walls came down and soon Helen and … More Helen Keller
And all the countries came to Egypt to buy grain from Joseph, because the famine was severe in all the world.” (GENESIS 41:57) What would have become of God’s plan to save the world and Israel from famine, had Joseph’s brothers not sold him into slavery? We’ll speak more of this later, but for now, … More Jesus: Savior of the World
Just last week co-workers and I were talking about going to the gym. It’s a big commitment and hard to keep up with. Now that the warm weather is approaching and we can no longer hide our bulges in coats and jackets, we are making plans to start going to the gym or to keep … More Going to the Gym