Waiting For God

God has been teaching me a long and arduous lesson about waiting for him. For a person with a type A personality like me who likes to “make things happen”, waiting for God to change things outside my control can feel like a drawn-out and painful process. I’ve been holding …

Two positive ways to deal with loneliness

Do you often feel lonely? Even though Americans may appear more connected than ever through social media and cell phones, many are longing for deep, lasting and personal connections; they are feeling strangely disconnected and even downright lonely. In fact, the constant stream of exultant posts, snaps, and stories may even exacerbate the suspicion that everyone, except us, is happily hanging out with friends and loved ones. Do you ever feel like you just don’t know what do with heavy, yet hollow emotions of isolation or emptiness? The most obvious way …

How to Prefer God

Do you think it’s possible to prefer God over all other pleasures? How could Asaph say “Whom have I in heaven but you? And there is nothing on earth that I desire besides you,” (Psalm 73:25)? How could Paul say “Everything else is worthless when compared with the infinite value …

God’s Way Makes Sense

Do you ever feel like living God’s way doesn’t make sense? If the only difference between “good” Christians and “bad” Christians in heaven is the number of crowns and rewards they receive, why not enjoy both this life and the life to come, and experience the best of both worlds? …