God does not want you to do without. In his Word, he tells you over and over that he will take care of your needs. His biblical guidelines point to abundance, wealth, and prosperity. God gives ...

The seas are filled with fish. Many are harmless to mankind and often beautiful. The giant manta ray is one of the brightest fishes in the sea and friendly toward divers. They have been known to ...

Opinions are ours by right. We don’t have to prove them. They are not facts. We can claim any opinion we want, and no one can argue we’re wrong. There are some opinions that are like rotten ...

Several years ago, singer Lionel Richie crooned a sultry ballad that included the words, “Once, twice, three times a lady.” The Shadows, Isaac Hayes, and Johnny Mathis performed the song in ...

We’re familiar with the saying that you get what you work for. It’s up to us to get ahead, because the early bird gets the worm. There’s no easy ride to the top. You’ve gotta burn your ...

Some people say life takes us where it wants us to go. We’re at the mercy of fate. We have no choice in the big picture. The swell of life’s ocean carries us where it will. God says ...

A hacking cough is no laughing matter. That sinus drip? We want it gone. Then there’s an ache in our back and scratchy eyes; and soon we know the flu is here to stay. Maybe it’s worse, ...

Everyone has a lazy bone. You know what I mean, that occasional desire to sleep in, or the Saturday afternoon we look at the yard and say, “Not today. The grass isn’t that long.” Sometimes ...

Signs are universal. Some are handwritten, a note on the fridge that says to take out the trash. Others dictate our speed on the freeway, which direction to turn, or whether we have a fast food ...

What’s so great about being honest? Take politics, for example. You already know what I mean. Who can be a good politician if they have to tell the truth all the time? Then there’s the ...

Communication is vital to relationships. It must go two ways. We can listen to the television all day long, but we’ll never have a relationship with it because it can’t listen back. The ...

A hot air balloon ride can be invigorating, with the beauty of the earth spread below us … so long as we have a competent pilot onboard. No one wants to be rudderless. To be cast adrift is ...

We know the verse telling how much God loved us. We can probably quote most if not all of John 3:16 by heart. That’s heady stuff. To give your child, the heir to all you’ve worked for and ...