There are times when you feel very alone. Your mind is consumed with life’s overwhelming demands, disappointments and discouragements. There seems to be no solution; no place to turn for answers, understanding or comfort. Frustration and aggravation follow you around. It seems like no one really cares. It’s as if you are invisible; merely a figment of imagination. You know you exist, but you feel invisible.
This sense of “invisibility” even spills over to your relationship with God. Continue Reading →
When my girls were little, now and then they would scrape their knee, bump their head or get left out and have their feelings hurt. And, they would cry.
I would go over and pick them up and then get a Band-Aid for their knee, or rub the bump on their head, or talk to them with words of encouragement that helped them get past their hurt feelings. And I would give them a hug and assure them that they would be alright. Continue Reading →
Who has never been down and discouraged? Nobody. It doesn’t matter if you are a Christian or not, life consistently dishes out things that challenge you, discourage you and often times bring you down. It is in times like these when you are discouraged and down that your mind begins to question whether God cares about you or is even aware that you exist. Have you ever been there?
God knows the realities of living in this world and how the realities of life can shake your confidence in God’s love for you. Continue Reading →
One of the really important attributes that reveals that a person is a child of God is humility. What does humility look like? To be humble is to have a right perspective of your relationship with God. A humble person knows who God is and recognizes His Deity and His absolute superiority over all things, including themselves. A humble person knows how big God is and how little they are. A humble person realizes his own insignificance compared to God. Continue Reading →