How God’s Wind Blew For Me

Jeff Gratitude 3 Comments

When I converse with those who are not followers of Christ I usually note one thing among others that seems to stand out.  Whether or not they are educated or uneducated, moral or unrestrained, American-born or from another country, there seems to be a common thread that is woven in the fabric of their minds.  What is it?  They all …

Conditionally Connected

Jeff Cultural Observations, Mercy, Service

It is highly likely that our deepest relationships are with people who have something to offer to us that we value.  Our nature is reluctant to enter into commitments that are one-sided and require more from us than we receive in return.  Marriages fall apart often because one spouse feels like there are more withdrawals than deposits from the other …

Strength Received From A Burden Shared

Jeff Church Life, Family, General, Hope, Prayer, Spiritual Growth

Some things don’t make much sense on paper.  I should be living out this morning very discouraged and worried and anxious and angry.  I should be full of fear and looking for ways to control and fix the circumstances that have found me in recent days.  There ought to be surges of dread in me as I struggle with when …