Category: Spiritual Principles

Is this the United States, or the wilderness?

I must confess I have said a few times this week, “This doesn’t even feel like the United States.” As schools and jobs move online, malls close, and grocery stores empty, life is surreal. Feels a bit like wandering in a wilderness. There aren’t many people who would pick living in the wilderness over living…[View Article]

Coronavirus hasn’t changed a thing

This week brought so much change to so many people around the nation. Like many of you, my job went online. My son’s schooling went online. I had to go to several stores to find soap. Stores usually stockpiled with plenty are looking empty. Is this the United States? It feels like things have changed,…[View Article]

Can we disappoint God?

One morning a few weeks ago I was crying. Hard. My emotions were wrecking havoc and I was trying to voice them to God, when out it came: “I am such a disappointment.” Finally. I had labeled the feeling. We were getting somewhere. I used my drive to work to contemplate: “Can I disappoint God?”…[View Article]

Secrets to not wasting your life.

For I am already being poured out like a drink offering, and the time for my departure is near. I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. (2 Timothy 4:6-7) I have been in this desperate place lately, asking God to not waste my life. He and…[View Article]

I don’t trust anyone.

What a week we have had with a State of the Union address on Tuesday night, complete with drama, then an impeachment vote on Wednesday. I have been hearing a lot of people talk about not being able to trust the government. In addition, I have been hearing a lot of people talk about struggling…[View Article]