There’s something that rises up in each of us. It keeps us from apologizing, admitting we’re wrong, or showing weakness. It keeps us from forgiving. It causes us to lie about our pasts, to cheat instead of lose, and to feel happy when someone else fails. It stands in the way not only of our […]
We’re all tempted to think that obeying rules will put us in right relationship with God—if we do what he wants, he will accept us. But we find ourselves having to ask God for forgiveness over and over again. That’s because our heavenly Father’s rules aren’t designed to put us in good standing with God. […]
What do you do when there’s nothing you can do? What do you do when you have a problem that seems to have no solution? Your job, your marriage, or your life is stuck. You’re miles from ideal with no good options. What do you do?
We all want life and liberty. Everyone wants to pursue happiness. But few experience those things to the fullest. Sometimes we feel trapped in life. We’re unhappy. Why is that? One reason is that we need to uncover, discover, and recover our stories.
Nobody likes to lose. Whether it’s the big game or a little argument, if given the choice, you’d pick winning. But what if the choice wasn’t that simple? What if more hung in the balance than just winning?
Every day brings new questions. Should I stay? Should I go? Buy it? Sell it? Start it? Stop it? Did you know there’s a question that makes it easy to determine the answer to all the other questions? It’s true. All you have to do is ask it!
“It’s my life. I should be free to do what I want, when I want, with whom I want . . . as long as I’m not hurting anybody.” This is what we tell ourselves. But what if it’s not true? What if our desire to do what is right in our own eyes has […]
Superman had kryptonite. Wile E. Coyote had the Road Runner. Achilles had his heel. There are just some people or some things that have our number. They own us. And there are days we feel just as powerless by the challenges we face in life. Some of us are owned by our past regrets. For […]