Here’s the thing about fruit trees. Just because you have an orange tree doesn’t mean you will harvest oranges from that tree. See, you can choose any citrus tree and graft any other citrus ...

Children don’t have to be taught to think of themselves first. For that, neither do most adults. We don’t have to practice it. It comes to us easily, like honey flowing from a ...

“A single word or action can bring down the mightiest and devastate someone emotionally and physically. Choose your words and actions with care.” (Psalm 19:14 ESV) Let the words of my ...

Here’s what you must know about lighthouses. They don’t do anyone much good if they are located far inland, tucked behind a rocky outcrop, or nestled in the safest parts of a protected ...

Look up on a clear night. The number of stars overhead boggles the imagination. There are a billion billion tiny pinpoints of light up there, each one a fiery, burning star akin to our sun. One ...

It is fun to start a party with a jar of candy, and have each partygoer write down a guess as to the number of candies in the jar. The reason? So that we can reward the closest guess with a prize, ...

In December 2013, Natasha Vargas-Cooper worried that a restraining order against her boyfriend’s “ex” was about to run out. It was the second restraining order to protect her from a violent ...

How long have you been in church? You know, a loyal believer, once who’s steeped in religious fever and right living. By now, it all comes naturally to you, and when someone new visits the church ...

“Even the person who walks straight and true for his entire life will have made mistakes, fallen, and inadvertently damaged the lives of others. Apologize and move on.” (1 Peter ...

Power lines are amazing. They run overhead, perfectly safe, carrying massive amounts of electricity from the power plant to our houses. We can even touch the power poles holding them in the air, and ...

In 2021, Texas faced an unprecedented event. An unusually cold February brought ice and snow as far as the Gulf Coast, an area that usually enjoys balmy weather throughout much of the winter. The ...

What’s in the way of your life? What’s happened to you that keeps you from joy? From success? From the happiness that you feel you deserve? What has crushed your dreams? Something so unfair ...

The great trains that traverse our country carry goods by rail to distant destinations. Once they are sent on their way, they cannot change course. Unless they come to a switching station. Does ...