For those of you who are in my generation you know that growing older changes things. Age has a way of stealing so many of the things you once enjoyed like energy and strength and are replaced with comfy chairs and long naps. But it is not all bad. There is a great upside to growing older.
The one real benefit to growing older is life experience. Having experienced many of the same things younger people are now experiencing, I have the experience and knowledge to help them. Continue Reading →
There are times when you quietly struggle with things. How many times have you had a troubling concern that you hide your heart? Everybody struggles with this. It could be that it is embarrassing and you do not want to share your struggle with anyone to get some help or it may be that you feel that your situation is hopeless. In the end, you suffer alone.
God knows how things are. Jesus came to live in this world and He is familiar with human struggles. Continue Reading →
One of the hardest things to do as a Christian is to wait on the Lord. All too often impatience robs God’s people of answers to prayers and the blessings God has for them because they cannot wait on God. They are too impatient. Their attention span is short. It’s like they have a spiritual attention deficit disorder. Their minds wander.
Other things capture their attention that takes the place of their focus on God. It doesn’t take long for them to forget what they wanted God to do in the first place. Continue Reading →
Being a parent in the world today is a real challenge, especially for believers. There is so much more that a parent has to be aware of and consider in raising a child than ever before.
I don’t have to tell you that your child is at risk in so many ways. You cannot turn your head or some sick person might harm your child in some way. You have to be aware of what your kids are watching on TV, or seeing on the computer, or what computer games they are playing because of the negative and damaging influences. Continue Reading →