Where to look when you… loss faith
Trusting God completely means having faith that He knows what is best for your life. You expect Him to keep His promises, help you with problems, and do the impossible when necessary.
— Rick Warren, The Purpose Driven Life: What on Earth I am Here for? —
Too much safety is dangerous for your well being
Ernie Zelinski, 101 Really Important Things You Already Know, But Keep Forgetting: How to Make Your Life More Enjoyable Day-by-Day
proclaimed American diplomat and writer Eleanor Roosevelt.
The Sun and the Cave
One day the sun and a cave struck up a conversation. The sun had trouble understanding what "dark" and "dank" meant and the cave didn't quite get the hang of "light and clear" so they decided to change places. The cave went up to the sun and said, "Ah, I see, this is beyond wonderful. Now come down and see where I have been living." The sun went down to the cave and said, "Gee, I don't see any difference."
Jesus Is Tested in the Wilderness
4 Then Jesus was led by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil. 2 After fasting forty days and forty nights, he was hungry.3 The tempter came to him and said, “If you are the Son of God, tell these stones to become bread.”
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At the Counter
(Tapestry Magazine, Paula Kirk- Editor)
This had been a miserable Easter vacation. As I walked through the airport my heart was heavy at the devastation in my daughter's life. Her husband of one year had left her and she was immobilized by shock and sorrow. Because she is an air traffic controller, she was now terribly worried about her ability to stay focused.