What to Do When Others Let You Down

Are you disappointed in someone who let you down?  Perhaps you’re angry or frustrated with someone who did you wrong. The reason why we get disappointed is because we had “better” expectations from someone who would possibly fail us. We put our confidence in someone who has flaws.  Of course, if we’re honest with ourselves, […]

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Even When My Faith is Small

To be honest, there are times when it’s hard to keep your faith steady.  Our human nature kicks in because we don’t like to be presented with trials and uncertain circumstances. The bigger the problem seems to be, my faith tends to get a bit shakier.  What we need to remember is that in God’s […]

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What Influences You the Most?

The things we set most often before us will have the most influence on us… Yesterday, I was reading a series of 21 shocking cases of children who were cruelly left alone without human interaction — and more or less raised by animals. The results were horrifying and definitely heart-breaking. Some were raised around dogs […]

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When you’re weary and exhausted there is hope…

In the first chapter of Luke, an angel of God told Mary that she would have a son and call his name Jesus.  Mary then confronts the angel with the “questionable circumstances” from her own perspective of what seemed impossible… “Then said Mary unto the angel, How shall this be, seeing I know not a […]

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Oh, the little dangers of leaning the wrong way…

If you could talk to a leaning tree…oh, the woes it could share with you. A leaning tree is weak when the storms come. It’s more at risk of toppling over than trees with a good structure and an evenly balanced weight. A leaning tree also presents a possible danger to the dwellers nearby, especially […]

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