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Being a Christian doesn’t work because it guarantees a perfect life. Being a Christian works because faith in God helps you deal with an imperfect life.

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July 31, 2015

There are times in all of our lives when we are wronged, mistreated, or betrayed. Perhaps someone stole from you or took something you can’t get back. Maybe they defamed you, or betrayed your trust. Perhaps they turned others against you, or financially wounded you. […]

July 30, 2015

There have been seasons of life when I only prayed “popcorn prayers.” I popped them up in traffic, in the shower, or as I ran out the door to work. After some petitions weren’t answered how I desperately hoped—it was easier not to ask for what I truly desired […]

July 29, 2015

Sometimes I’m not where I am. I mean, I can be doing the dishes, but I’m not really “there.” I may be eating lunch, but in my mind I’m painting the kitchen, pondering something I read in a book, rehearsing a conversation, or crafting a […]

July 28, 2015

Some life lessons come easily. They blow into our days like a tender breeze. Others come less gently—like getting run over by a steamroller. They beat us and pound us and come hard as God molds us into His image. I wish I could say […]

July 27, 2015

A few years ago I wondered about something that maybe you have wondered about too: When someone has a dream or something they want to accomplish, is it okay with God to make plans? Maybe you are familiar with two popular positions related to this […]

July 24, 2015

Have you ever just wished you could get past today so you could get onto the blessings of tomorrow? You’ve thought the future will be much better when you have a nicer house, when you have a nicer child, when you have a nicer job. […]

July 23, 2015

My first kiss was a disaster. His name was Kurt and I asked Mom if he could come over to play. The big day arrived and my kindergarten beau and I were having a fantabulous time. I don’t remember where Mom was, but while we […]

July 22, 2015

Have you noticed that sometimes love can make people act wacky? (Believe me, I’ve been there.) For example, when a young woman is smitten with a young man, she may interpret the most insignificant of her beloved’s actions as signs of mutual affection. For example, […]

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