In response to all that we experienced in the weeks after the shooting in CT, the Practice Joy Coach explores what she has learned about why so many of us avoid feelings and why we, if we want to spread the Love of Christ, can not afford to do this any longer.
- December 31, 2012 |
What’s the "fiscal cliff" that's been so much in the news lately? We should take a closer look, or, come January, we may be asking ourselves "What happened?" when our taxes go up a couple of thousand dollars and the economy heads into another recession -- as some are predicting.
- December 31, 2012 |
When every part of a human is working as it was designed to work by God, then a man is happy.
A quiet boy isn't better than my loud ones. My loud ones aren't better than your quiet ones. Not in the eyes of God.
In January, people are more apt to make life changes. Before you do, I want you to use godly wisdom.
Does age have significance, or is it just a number? Find out in this edition of "He Said, She Said"
“Being confident of this very thing, that he which hath begun a good work in you will perform it until the day of Jesus Christ."
Wants to deliver a moral about choosing real life over living a lie, but the point comes across as tepid rather than deeply resonant.
Tears are OK at Christmas; sometimes they’re the only fitting response to this world. Even our Lord cried at losses and grief.
How do you best help someone who is struggling? If third-world natives are living in poverty, should we send them money?
In a complex, "always on" world, perhaps what we need to remember is that we need to intentionally unplug every now and then.
Every step is utterly predictable, but for those who like the same ol’ same ol’, this is relatively inoffensive and mildly fun.
As kids head to college or marry and begin families, sometimes the holidays can become a source of stress or tension for the family.
When you pray for your husband, you help bring about powerful change in his life, his relationship to God, and his marriage to you.
In a time of obvious tragedy, the unbearable lightness of Christmas seems absurd to the watching world.
God sent a star to guide wise men and point them to the future plan of God for the salvation of sinners. As we gaze at this star with these wise men we learn six lessons.
When you study the era that Dickens wrote about when he published A Christmas Carol in 1843, you realize that it was dark and evil. And that the Scrooge character was not the buffoonish, almost cartoon-like character some of the movies made him out to be.
What can the tradition of the Yule Log teach us as this year draws to a close?