Christian Living

Depression: What it is and How to Fight Back

Most people think depression is purely a state of mind. Are they right?

Christian Living

The Trouble with Comparing Pain.

Over a month ago, I read some comments on a Facebook post discussing the damaging effects of vaccines. As is common with all vaccine-related discussions, the comments were awash with both sides of the debate. There is always someone bashing "anti-vaxxers" as being anti-science/stupid/ignorant/hateful/child-abusers/fill-in-the-blank-with-an-insult. One comment read, "I would rather live with a child that has autism than to have my child die of whooping cough."

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Justice is weeping today.

Brilliant flashes of colorful fireworks set the faces of my children aglow beneath the darkening Texas sky. We reveled in our new-found Texas freedom and the love of country that swells in this region of the United States. I was thankful to live in this nation, in spite of the issues that plague us. That was Monday. Monday feels like an age ago. This week has been traumatic for Lady Justice and her best friend, Wisdom. They weep unrestrainedly at the black events of the past few days.

encouragement

Coming glory (Day 6 of the #encourage marathon)

Someone out there is on their knees, worn out with suffering. It might even be you.

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Remember the widowed… [The Effective Prayer 8.31.15]

She sits alone on that same old pew again His tenor voice still echoes now and then It brings back all those memories of him there by her side What she'd give for one more Sunday drive

Christian Living

The Overlooked Truth About Depression and Faith.

Most people think that depression is purely a state of mind. Are they right?

Prayer

The Effective Prayer 5.25.15 – Families of the Fallen

Each week, we turn our focus to praying for a specific person or group of people. If you missed the original post on effective prayer, read it here. Effective prayer is a learned habit requiring discipline and diligence. To that end, I am encouraging you to write down the people you are praying for. Part… Continue reading The Effective Prayer 5.25.15 – Families of the Fallen