Posts from October 2019

Prayer, Not Despair

There‚Äôs a saying in driving instruction that your hands follow your eyes. If you want to drive straight, your eyes should be looking straight out the front of the car. If you are turning left, your eyes will move left and your hands will follow. Where you look eventually determines your direction. Our eyes will often determine where you go spiritually too. When difficult circumstances arise, what do you focus on? Is it the circumstances, or your Creator that has…

Contagious Calm

Hard things are almost always harder when you face them alone. It might be medical tests or a big move or new job. Without the support of others, facing those tasks can seem insurmountable. At first they might be manageable, but with time, what seemed doable becomes an overwhelming flood of emotion that threatens to wash you away. Contrast that with walking together with a trusted friend, family member, or spouse. The task may not be any easier, but the…