We genuinely want to help others. But it hurts when there’s no response or, worse, a bad response to our good efforts. So why keep trying?
When was the last time you had everything you wanted? Splurge to lift your spirits. Save for something big. What is enough, really?
Is it harder to cross the starting line or the finish line? We often don’t move forward because we’re too afraid of the unknown. Just start!
If a fairy godmother was standing in front of you right now tapping her glittery wand, what would you ask for? What’s your #1 wish?
We push hard to be first but we’re broadsided by reality. Life can stink! New life is possible once we stop trying to control our destiny.
Have you lost something you loved and couldn’t replace? Favorite things are too precious to easily let go. That’s how God feels about you.
Around the world, people today are laying down their lives to talk about Jesus. Who is He?
Until recently, I never realized how many love notes God sends us every day. He speaks. We have to be ready to look and listen.
Nik Wallenda crossed the Grand Canyon on a tightrope. No net, no harness. Wallenda’s peace and courage came from Jesus. Ours does too.
“Everything happens for a reason” suggests there can be a good twist. Even terror, murder & abuse? No! Not everything is good or from God.
When our lives come to a screeching halt because of bad surprises, how can we hold onto faith? We can’t just pretend everything is fine.
Aristotle said, “We are what we repeatedly do.” So do this: Practice being happy this holiday season – and it will carry on to next year!
When we die there will be 2 numbers: the date we were born & the date we died. Neither matters as much as the dash––our life––in between.
Ernest Hemingway’s shortest story- “For sale: Baby shoes. Never worn.” Wow! In 6 words can you spark hope? Yes! Tell us your 6 word story!
Sweet friendship refreshes our soul, like beautiful aromas that engage our emotions and warm our heart with good memories.
No matter where we’ve been, no matter where we are, we all can experience the joy and richness of new life! I’m living proof.
Where are you stuck? Fear? Isolation? Shame? Depression? Worry? Mud puddles of life bring hopelessness. But one new step leads to new life!
We’re stuck. In past hurts, loneliness, dead relationships, debt, no hope… But don’t despair, there’s something that changes everything!
We have our own thoughts about God. But it’s hard to think about having a daily relationship with the Almighty God. He wants that to change.
Everyone’s life produces something. How do we get out of the weeds and live a joyful life even in the midst of trials? We grow good fruit.
No one wants to be attacked, but we are. Self-worth cracks. Shame and regret haunt us. But God gives us armor and weapons to take our stand!
We’re stuck in circumstances or bound by guilt, regrets and wounds of the past. We don’t believe we can break free. But we can! Here’s how.
When it comes to life, most of us aren’t where we think we should be. But there’s a path of life marked out for you – and you can find it.
Does God care? If the creator of the universe is busy with wars, famine, asteroids, floods and tragedies, how can He have time for us?
When was the last time you celebrated a victory? Sometimes we don’t feel like we have much to celebrate. But that can change!
Keep moving forward! We can’t let fear, doubt, or any other feelings hold us in bondage. We are survivors, given strength to overcome.
The first step to believing God loves you is to understand why He loves you. That’s where transformed lives begin.
Whether the holidays were exciting or hard, we can be in the pits as a new year dawns. Here’s where we can find encouragement.
We will all face obstacles we can’t overcome alone. So let’s run the race of life together and strengthen each other.
When was the last time you celebrated a victory? We often go through everyday life without feeling like we have much to celebrate. But that can change.
The hotel was beautiful. But on the first morning I made a grim discovery: there were no Bibles in the room. Gideon had not been allowed in.
What road are you traveling today? Not literally, as in what highway or shortcut will you take today. But in real life. Where do you see yourself heading? Sometimes that’s an easy question. We know exactly where we are and
Who loves presents? I do! What’s not to love? Pretty packages full of surprises. Excitement building with each one as we tear wrapping paper and rip boxes with anticipation. Will we get what we really wanted? Manners go out the
What is better––to give or to forgive? I started thinking about this yesterday, and I don’t see an easy answer. Initially, I thought my answer would be “to give”. There are a lot of sayings about how good it is
How many Christmas cards do you send each year? Hallmark Corporation estimates that Americans will send approximately 1.5 billion Christmas cards this year. That’s a lot of cards! And it’s 10 times more cards than the next most popular card-giving