Despite the fears, the tears, and the challenges that invade our world daily, we all long for more this Christmas. Peace, joy, good will–if you’re craving those things to be a reality in your life this year, here’s a Christmas prayer for you.
Perfect is a matter of perspective. I get it. Every morning, I wake up refreshed. Okay, most mornings. Same objectives. The same desires. And the same hopes.
How do we respond when life is not fair? What choices do we have?
The word change usually makes us think about our circumstances, or things that involve other people, not changes in us. But what about when God wants change? What is He looking for?
Our pastor’s wife, Jana Howerton, recently led an online Flourish Bible study for women. I know she blessed many women, including me, with her encouraging teaching. Her last lesson, “Flourishing in Your Calling,” was a great reminder to me of how we can truly bless God and others wherever we are. As I was searching ideas for this week’s blog post, I remembered a post I had written several years ago in which I talked about how God had helped me find my “calling” or where God wanted to use me to bless Him and others. I hope today’s …