Quinn G. Caldwell
When the letter of the law gets in the way of the Spirit of praise, when the rules are used to elevate oneself over others, when those who love God so much they can't help it get beaten down by those who are and must always be "right," Jesus gets mad.
Emily C. Heath
Sometimes we all need a brutal reminder of the fact that we are living with the limited resource of time, and that one day we will have exhausted our supply.
Kenneth L. Samuel
If there is a continuous disconnect between what we say we value in our hearts and how we spend our dollars, then perhaps we're just not being true.
Richard L. Floyd
"The commonwealth of heaven becomes more dear with each loss below." I took comfort from those words, and on many occasions since when I have lost someone to death.
This business of self-renunciation is a tricky matter. I can think of whole lot of ways to get it wrong.
In the middle of vacation my wife and I took our kids to my father's grave.
Remember in mercy, O God, all who perished on that day. And remember us who live and mourn, struggling to hear, struggling to believe, struggling to obey the awful law of love.
How can we, in this life, accept sorrow, even keening sorrow, as the consequence of having really loved someone, and continuing to love them even though they’re on a plane we cannot reach?
Tell one person today about how God has been a blessing in your life.
Everywhere we turn, we are offered opportunities for resistance training.