In the past couple of weeks I’ve learned about, from friends or relatives, a 6 year old, a 16 year old, and a 34 year old, all from different families, who all died suddenly. Life is precious. There are no guarantees. Life is fragile.
Offering condolences, encouragement and prayers to families sorrowing is often all we can do. Yes, there is that great day coming when death itself will be abolished. But until that day arrives, the stark reality of our frailty is sometimes very obvious.
I was talking to a friend of mine recently. I don’t remember the book or author he said he was reading, but he told me the book was all about
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I’ll Be Speaking At The Phoenix Rescue Mission This Saturday
This Saturday evening I have the privilege of speaking at The Phoenix Rescue Mission. I’ve been doing this for many years. I love it! I always try to bring a message of hope and encouragement.
Many thanks to the Mission for allowing this opportunity to share the Good News.
When our kids were growing up, we told them many times, “You need to change your attitude.” Why? Because attitude is a game changer.
What is your attitude about the direction of your life? How do you feel about your life today, right now? For most people, if things are going well, their attitude is good. But when things are not going well, their attitude is lousy.
Much has been written and taught about attitude, and you’ve probably heard different things over the years. Someone once said,
The topic of the very first article I posted on this blog is still very relevant. It was titled, “How Big is Your God?” That question is quite relevant every single day.
Whether we realize it or not, we direct most of our lives by our own perspective. And perspective has nothing to do with what happens to us, or what situation we are facing. Many situations we face are not a result of our decisions or choices. Our perspective, however, is our choice.
Asking God For Help When It Seems Others Need It More
There’s more in the news lately about the horrendous atrocities regarding the persecution of Christians in certain parts of the world. The barbaric behavior of some religious fanatics is taking cruelty to new heights. Our brothers and sisters in those parts of the world need our prayers, to say the least.
So with all that going on, does it seem like their needs are a much bigger priority than your needs or mine? Our lives are not in danger. Do we really need to bother our heavenly Father with our needs right now, with all that is going on elsewhere?
As a parent, if one child is hurt and needs medical attention,
This morning, I was privileged to be interviewed on Greg Backes’ radio show, on WBIG in Chicago.