February 25, 2016

Fears of what might happen in the future rob us of the joy of now. We miss out. (Jennifer Studio) Many people seem to be afraid of life. They are often second-guessing themselves: “what if I had …?” The quote above also pondered, “How easily the...

Letters to Gwyneth Paltrow

Getting it wrong: “You are hopelessly lost. Now you must die.” — A letter to Gwyneth Paltrow from a Christian. Getting it right: “Be ready to defend your faith in gentleness and respect.” 1 Peter 3:15 Oscar-winning actress Gwyneth Paltrow...

February 24, 2016

With greater freedom comes greater responsibility. (Victor Hugo, 19th century French author and dramatist) Some seem to think that freedom means they can do whatever they want to do without any restriction. That view overlooks the accountability...

Don’t Chase Deer

Charlie and Wally have that natural instinct—when they see something that can run, it must be chased. Whether it is a small squirrel or a large deer, they will be in pursuit. I yell at them to not chase deer, but it is of little use. The deer...

February 23, 2016

Love is measured by what we do, not in the results we see. (Florent Varak, French pastor and author) The same thing could be said about success, but we most often judge success by the results of an effort. Is a sports team successful if it loses...

February 22, 2016

In some practical way, some daily way, [we have to] figure out how to see people differently from the way we were brought up to. (A Paraphrase of Alice Walker, American author and activist) Walker prefaced this quote with “I think we have to own...

February 21, 2016

If you can dream it, you can do it. Always remember this whole thing was started by a mouse. (Walt Disney, entrepreneur and creator of Disney World) That’s a very positive outlook on life, isn’t it? It surely would be an encouragement to someone...

February 20, 2016

Worry is a cycle of inefficient thought, centered on a fear. (Quoted by Corrie ten Boom, Holocaust survivor) People worry about a lot of different things: money, romance, politics, crime—the list is endless. We all know, of course, that worrying...

February 19, 2016

It’s not how much we give, it’s how much love we put into our giving. (Mother Teresa) The reasons for giving are many. Sometimes we give out of a sense of obligation; it’s something we should do, so we give. At other times we are motivated to...

The Stars in the Sky

In 1879 Thomas Edison invented the light bulb and is quoted as saying, “We will make electricity so cheap that only the rich will use candles.” Today, we have so much cheap electricity that it has created light pollution that it hinders our...

February 18, 2016

To live our lives and miss the great purpose we were designed to accomplish is truly a sin. (William Wilberforce, 19th century British anti-slavery leader) Have you ever asked yourself, “Why am I here?” “What’s the purpose of my life?” Those are...

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