Journey to Abundant Living – Day 4

Here we are at Day Four of the journey.  The journey to a life of peace, joy and purpose is found in Jesus Christ and lived out by us in the context of our days–and the midst of the people who populate our day! There is an acrostic for J.O.Y.  that I love:  Jesus, Others & Yourself.Continue reading “Journey to Abundant Living – Day 4”

Finding The Answer to Anxiety

Anxiety now ranks as the Number One mental health disorder in America.  Nearly 20% of the population are being treated for anxiety-related issues…many more receive no treatment or are unaware of the root cause of problems.  As Christians, we believe that Jesus Christ is the Prince of Peace, but we can’t always figure out howContinue reading “Finding The Answer to Anxiety”

Too Much Love to Leave Us in Our Mess!

Years ago I read a story of a little boy who defiantly responded to his punishment with, “I’m sitting in time out but my heart is standing up!” There is profound truth in that—and it is the reality of many adults (especially those in Church).  Obedience is not the same as being engaged in aContinue reading “Too Much Love to Leave Us in Our Mess!”

Celebrate the Journey

In a recent piece, Building Relationships, I shared with you some of the lessons I am learning from my equine instructor, Gretchen.  Like our English Bulldog, Barnabas, she inherited a life goal just by joining our family: be a tool for teaching Scriptural Truth. In our mind, that goal meant the pets would become therapy animals forContinue reading “Celebrate the Journey”