It can be easy to fall into the belief that because God considers us his children, our lives will be full of pleasantries. We are blessed by God, aren’t we? But perhaps that blessing takes a different shape then what we would like
A Reason to Celebrate
Celebrations are a lot of work and they feel like they can lose their meaning over time, but God had a special purpose for them. He knew we would need celebrations to refresh and strengthen our souls.
When My Children Became My Gods
The first commandment of the ten commandments is to have no other gods before God. Although most of us don’t bow down and worship statues, it can be surprisingly easy to let ourselves and other people become gods instead. When we do, our lives fall apart, but there’s hope.
With Father Through Fire
Smoke swirled around the cavern from the flaming logs that had been scattered. Intense heat burned the back of Zoe’s neck. She screamed, but fell to the ground and rolled, putting her hair out. She felt behind her at the missing 7-inches of wavy auburn hair. She sucked in a sharp breath through the string of the burns, and held her lower back. “Dad?” There was a cough and a groan. Zoe waved the smoke out of her eyes and looked around. “Dad!”