Category Archives: Spiritual Growth

Overcoming Emotional Eating

Not long ago I joined a loved one at a recovery meeting at a local church. This individual faced a battle with drugs, and I came along to give support. During the class time, we were given a handout to … Continue reading

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What Faith Can Do

In this new year, I asked myself recently, “What’s my goal for 2019?” In previous years, my spiritual goal centered on growing in trusting the Lord. As I contemplated my question, a song from a number of years ago came … Continue reading

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Guest Blog: Hope in the Midst of Calamity

Today I am posting a guest blog written by Kristine Diaz Coffman, who lost her home in Redding, California this past summer. Since then—in November 2018—more homes and at least 86 lives were lost due to California wildfires. I remember … Continue reading

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It’s Me Who Needs You, Lord

I did it again. When someone who claims to be a Christian suddenly said he didn’t believe in heaven, and he wasn’t sure if the Bible could be believed, I determined I would change his mind. This led to arguing … Continue reading

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What God Says

When hard times come, I can be tempted to believe lies about myself because of how people treat me. The good news is that who God says I am does not change because of the rejection of others. As I … Continue reading

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Counting Every Blessing

My heart continues to ache over the ongoing, unwise—even life-threatening—choices of a loved one, who is battling mental health issues. The main gift as a writer, speaker, mental health worker, God has given to me is the gift of proclaiming … Continue reading

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Finding God’s Will Repost

Recently, I heard a song about finding God’s will that helped me through a difficult time years ago. Today I’m reposting a blog about the subject, which I first posted in 2013. This time I’ve put that song at the … Continue reading

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