Who Is Counseling You?

Sometimes, when people are trying to be funny in relationship to some offbeat thing you have said or done, they might say something like “you’re seeing a whole raft of doctors, aren’t you?”  Or they might simply cryptically ask, “So, who’s counseling you?” Well, when I ask that question, I’m not trying to be smarmy …

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What Time I Am Afraid

Do you remember the verse your parents taught you when you were little: “When I am afraid I will put my trust in you” (Ps. 56:3)? In our family, we used that verse to still the childish fears of our children when they were small concerning whatever it might be that threatened them at any given moment; …

Accidents or Appointments

Life is a series of events; some pleasant and good, some difficult and bad.  Why do things happen the way they do?  Why do lives fall apart, why do natural disasters occur, why do bad things happen to “good people”? Why are some people extraordinarily blessed with health, material goods, and good fortune when others …