When God became a human being in the person of Jesus Christ, He willingly accepted the complications and afflictions that accompany life in a fallen world.
Whether you’re completing a university degree, harvesting potatoes, or planting a church, anything worth doing takes dedication and a lot of hard work.
Somehow the joy of the season remains that one gift we don’t open. Why? We usually blame our condition on the commercialism or on those overcrowded shopping malls. But the real reason our joy stays wrapped up? Our selfishness.
Was there someone who mentored you? It’s never too late to let your mentor know what he or she meant to you.
Are you married? Single? Something else? Whatever your status, acceptance is key. Discontentment can rob you of your enthusiasm for life.
An encounter with the remarkable Jesus of Nazareth typically prompted the question: Who is this man? A question we still ask, two thousand years later.
In our “hurry-up” society a grandparent’s patience, understanding, and unconditional love can make a world of difference to a child.