Reading Time: 4 minutes Have you ever felt beaten down? Felt like the non-stop waves of defeat and distress have just crushed out hope? Maybe you’ve staggered on because the only other option is not even tenable, but you feel as if hope has been crushed out by unyielding despair.
Reading Time: 4 minutes People love exciting things. The chemical secretions in the brain can be enthralling—if you love roller coasters, you know what I’m talking about. In the same way, people can enjoy something terrifying as long as they’re personally safe: wildfires, pandemics, airplane crashes, you name it. The panic of a pandemic can give you a good little jolt—boy, this is bad!
Reading Time: 2 minutes God made you to excel in a time of turmoil.
Reading Time: 10 minutes Lessons from Luke Wilson, who has the best marriage on this planet.
Reading Time: 2 minutes You’ve wanted someone that you could hold tight, to feel less alone, to just breathe a sigh of relief with, or you’ve wanted someone to hold you, to say to you, “Don’t worry, WE’VE got this. It’s going to be alright.”
Reading Time: 2 minutes Jesus stressed the importance of forgiveness when he remarked, “And whenever you stand praying, forgive, if you have anything against anyone, so that your Father also who is in heaven may forgive you your trespasses.”
Reading Time: < 1 minute In my reading, one quote changed my perception of life, but I’m still struggling to actualize it.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Pick a battle buddy that will help you run this race into a ferocious finish.
Reading Time: 11 minutes Angels are more interesting than popular culture would lead you to believe.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Oh, Lucas. What an idiot! (Plus a good poem!)