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Spiritual Perspectives

Opportunities: Disappointment = His Appointment?

Disappointment: An Opportunity to Learn There are no mistakes in life, only opportunities to learn a new lesson. Okay, so test that statement with me right now. Think of something from today or some time recently when you made a mistake or something felt bad in your...

When You’re in Pain…Wrestle!

My years of deep suffering came as a big surprise to me. I'd always been in great health and enjoyed a close relationship with God. When my health crisis first hit back in 1997, I was strong spiritually, fully trusting God. But as weeks of...

Comparison: Don’t Let it Burst Your Beach Ball

It was a surreal, supernatural experience amidst the most ordinary of circumstances. I was in a meeting where many different people were telling about outstanding aspects of their past work year. And so guess what was going through my mind? Thoughts of comparison...

Enjoy Being A Masterpiece!

February 27, 2012 Every person is a unique creation of God…His masterpiece. You are a unique creation of God…You are His masterpiece. Like every snowflake, each human being is distinctly different. God has imbued you with unique strengths, qualities, perspectives, and talents. So why is it so hard to...

When You’re Stuck in Negative Emotions

February 20, 2012 "Recurrent negative feelings--those that loop in the same cycles again and again without changing--are unmet knots of our past that got frozen in time for the precise reason that they were not met with kindness or acceptance." Geneen Roth On our road to becoming...

Secret Choices for God

September 26, 2011 Each day brings opportunities, large and small, to make secret choices for God’s eyes alone: attitudes and thoughts, along with their resulting words and actions. Though no one sees these choices or knows how difficult they are, there is great reward in them. And there...

Go on a Beauty Hunt Today!

September 19, 2011 “Mary treasured up all these things and pondered them in her heart” (Luke 2:19). Do you take time to savor what is good in your life? Do you notice things of beauty as you go through your day? Whether it’s a simple bird on the...

You Are Unique… And so Am I

August 1, 2011 I love the word "weird": Unusual. Unique. Special. Out–of–the–box. "Keep Austin Weird." I've seen this slogan everywhere since moving to Austin,Texas three weeks ago. And "weird" does describe this funky, fun, different place. From its vast creative music scene, to its bohemian South Congress...