Nights can grow dark. In the Far North, the sun is shadowed by the earth for months at a time. When life goes awry, it seems like the lights have gone out completely. Our bills will never be ...

You are special to God. He treasures you and pays attention to what you endure in his name. Sometimes we think, “Ah, why’s everyone picking on me?” and we struggle to remember that the love ...

The events of the life of Lazarus have become iconic in secular literature. In the storytelling world, Lazarus is a man who lives on, to whom death is a blip, someone that has a longer look toward ...

How bad is your situation? Are you swamped with responsibilities? Is your financial situation desperate? Is your family about to crumble around you? God says you will be the victor in whatever ...

We run our lives by the clock. We catch the alarm at six, and we know we must have the toast started by half-past. The subway departs at 7:20, and if we miss it, we can’t clock in on ...

Today only lasts twenty-four hours. Never less, never more. We can time it with a stopwatch. Today never runs too long, and we always have as much of it as we had yesterday. It’s tomorrow ...

So, we read there’s global warming. Then we turn the page to find another terrorist attack has taken lives. And flesh-eating bacteria have killed another innocent vacationer. We gasp to see ...

Death and taxes are often quoted as the two unavoidable things in life. Brainyquote.com adds another: trash. Mark Manson of markmanson.net says we are born helpless, we discover ourselves, we ...

It’s the coffee with the zing that gets us going in the morning. It’s the cake with the nuts that makes us crazy for a second slice. Sometimes it’s the kick in the seat that forces us to ...

The moon shines on the world with the reflected light of the sun. It moves through phases, from the new moon, quarter moon, half moon, to a full moon. Our seasons are the same. There’s fall, ...

What’s that dark cloud hanging over your life? What’s the storm that batters you day-to-day? What forms the muck that sucks around your ankles when you try to crawl out of bed? God says ...

What’s with the scary stories? Who’s sharing tales of woe and woebegone? We’re scaring ourselves, and that’s not God’s plan for our lives. Quit telling about your broken ...

Wouldn’t it be nice to have a built-in 9-1-1 button on our phone? One that’s dedicated just to us? Like a credit card that guarantees everything we buy, no matter how it gets damaged … or ...
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