Why All the Angst?

“Search me, O God, and know my heart; test me and know my anxious thoughts. Point out anything in me that offends You, and lead me along the path of everlasting life.” (Psalm 139:23-24 NLT) The thought of being in heaven without my kids is unbearable. To see them walking without an intimate relationship withContinue reading “Why All the Angst?”

A Simple Presence

“Be happy with those who are happy, and weep with those who weep.” (Romans 12:15 NLT) Leaving church one Sunday morning shortly after my divorce, my pastor asked me how I was doing. He had known me and my wife for many years. Unable to hold it together, without saying a word, I fell intoContinue reading “A Simple Presence”

A Few Hours with My Mentor (Part 2)

“There is a path before each person that seems right, but it ends in death.” (Proverbs 14:12 NLT) By God’s grace I was able to spend about four and a half hours with my mentor last week. Yesterday I shared some of his thoughts that spoke to me, and today I’d like to share aContinue reading “A Few Hours with My Mentor (Part 2)”

Prayer IS Doing Something (Part 2)

“May Your ways be known throughout the earth, Your saving power among people everywhere.” (Psalm 67:7 NLT) John Stonestreet of the Colson Center wrote: “Not only is prayer the practice of appealing to the Creator and Sustainer of the universe, it is an essential way to align our hearts and minds with His. To haveContinue reading “Prayer IS Doing Something (Part 2)”