God Winks

Sometimes, when we are feeling low, God taps us on the shoulder, gives us a wink and a smile, and lets us know things are going to work out just fine. Tonight, I was (am) struggling with some personal issues and feeling somewhat out of sorts. I have been anxious, worried, and stressed out over…

What If

God does not exist in “what if.” “What if” is the home of fear, anxiety, and expectation.  It is the place where hope and anticipation live, but where presence and appreciation die.  God does not exist in the future of our imaginations.  He does not reside in our wishes or worries.  God exists in what…

The Gift Of Love

It is not our place to know why we experience what we do other than to know that, beyond all other reasons, God loves us.  This may seem overly simplistic.  It may not even feel true at all times. Perhaps we do not believe this at all.  None of these things make it any less…

Doomcasting

Some of us think too much.  We have wild imaginations that can take us off into all sorts of strange places.  This can, at times, be quite an asset and can help us to solve or even foresee problems in unique and interesting ways.  Along with the benefits of this tendency to overthink, however, comes…