Posts about Wisdom

The Same But Different The Same, But Different.

Posted by Guest Blogger on December 26, 2019 in Faith, Family, Guest Blogger, Wisdom

Sweat pearls on her brow even as her breath forms the cold into small vanishing clouds of exhalation that come smaller and faster when her womb contracts. You could see it, as Joseph does, her breath condensed into vapor for a moment in the frigid air, but she doesn’t. Her eyes are either clenched tight […]

Believe Believe

Posted by Guest Blogger on November 28, 2019 in Guest Blogger, Hope, Wisdom

Have you ever believed in something that ended up in crushing disappointment or embarrassment? Did the experience make you stop believing? Did it make you change what you believed? When we realize life is hard, and some of our believing is crushed by broken promises, unmet expectations, hurt feelings, or disappointments, we have a tendency […]

Second Glances, Second Chances

Posted by Guest Blogger on November 21, 2019 in Contributing Author, Faith, Hope, Wisdom

It was an ordinary morning in late May, when most of the spring blooms had already come and nearly gone. I stood at the bay window at the back of the house, letting the spotty stream of morning sun bathe and warm my bare toes.  As I stood, I began to notice the towering tree […]

Necessary Conversations

Posted by Guest Blogger on November 7, 2019 in Guest Blogger, Prayer, Wisdom

Google the word prayer and you will get about 830,000,000 results. Prayer is obviously something that people are curious about and often is something that we complicate more than necessary. Because of its importance, we feel that a simple approach is not effective. But prayer is just a personal conversation, “a spiritual transaction with the […]

Ask. Seek. Knock. Ask. Seek. Knock.

Posted by Guest Blogger on October 31, 2019 in Faith, Freedom, Wisdom

Radical Love Involves Radical Surrender. We are told that if we ask, seek, and knock, things will be given, found, and opened to us (Matt 7:7). But, are we knocking on the doors we want for ourselves, or those that are surrendered to God? Are we healing in faith and assured power, or hiding behind […]