Walking Through the Valleys. II: To the Other Side (revisited)
A valley is merely a low point between two high places. You can climb the mountain out of the valley to the glorious summit where the light of the Son dispels all darkness. If you are in the valley, continue to follow God. Praise Him that He wants you to abide on the mountaintop, not…
Walking Through the Valleys. I: Entering the Valley (revisited)
Psalm 23 reminds us that we may wander into the valley even while we are obeying God. This sheep could say, with all honesty, that the Lord was his shepherd. He was following his shepherd, but he still found himself in a valley. You do not need to sin or lack faith in God to…
The Way of Escape (1 Corinthians 10:13)
We have heard that “God will not give you more than you can handle.” Our own ability will not get us through overwhelming trials. Our source of strength is God’s power and faithfulness.
Putting on the Armor of God: St. Patrick’s Breastplate (Revisited)
I share a few thoughts about “St. Patrick’s Breastplate,” in relation to the whole armor of God and the breastplate of righteousness.
Just for Today (Not a Whole Year)
It is easier and more productive to live “just for today” or “one day at a time” than to try to commit to a year or lifetime of change.