7 Tips to Help You Rest in God

We need to find God, and He cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature—trees, flowers, grass—grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence … we need silence to be able to touch souls. ~ Mother Teresa We have […]

Understanding the Rest of God

One of the most convicting things I have recently come to realize about Jesus is that He was never, not once, in a hurry. ~ Mark Buchanan Rest. The word conjures a sense of peace and quietness. “Sit down, rest a spell,” your gramma might have said after a long day. The loss of a […]

The Challenge of Maintaining Strong Faith

As your faith is strengthened you will find that there is no longer the need to have a sense of control, that things will flow as they will, and that you will flow with them, to your great delight and benefit. ~ Emmanuel Teney Faith is one of the most prominent topics in the Bible […]

You’ve Got the Power: Release It!

The power to shape your reality lies within you, therefore the most important voice you will ever hear is your own. ~ Max Patrick Can I tell you a secret? You’ve got power! More power than you can imagine, and it’s been waiting for you all this time. God assigned that power and dominion to […]

You’ve Been Made! Know Who You Are in Christ Jesus

Our heavenly Father understands our disappointment, suffering, pain, fear and doubt. He is always there to encourage our hearts and help us understand that He’s sufficient for all of our needs. When I accepted this as an absolute truth in my life, I found that my worrying stopped. ~ Charles Stanley “You’ve been made!” If […]

Five Keys to Uproot Fear

To have faith is to trust yourself to the water. When you swim you don’t grab hold of the water, because if you do, you will sink and drown. Instead you relax and float. ~ Alan Watts Faith grows. Jesus taught that, when He compared faith to a seed. As it grows, faith gets stronger, […]

Get Real! Don’t Be Double Minded

Words are the catalyst that turns the substance of faith into physical manifestation. ~ Annette Capps For many of us, the reality is that we lead double lives much of the time. I’m not talking about the obvious things, like being civil to someone you don’t like or professing enjoyment when you’re bored to tears. […]

Perfected Love: How to Love More Fully

Love one another and you will be happy. It’s as simple and as difficult as that. ~Michael Leunig Perfected Love. It sounds impressive but impossible. When we think of ‘perfect’, we assume it means always behaving rightly. The term, perfected, however, means to improve, to fine-tune, hone or refine. It originates in God and develops […]

God Loves You – Believe it!

There is no surprise more magical than the surprise of being loved. It is God’s finger on man’s shoulder. ~ Charles Morgan We hear a lot about love. We know we are supposed to love God and one another. The Apostle Paul told the Ephesians to stay rooted and grounded in love (v. 3:17). Heck, […]

3 Keys to Finding Your Authentic Self

You are not here merely to make a living. You are here to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, and with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world. You impoverish yourself if you forget this errand. ~ Woodrow Wilson Who are you, really? I’m […]