Peace Battles?

I woke up a couple of times Saturday morning feeling relaxed and “strangely” happy. I don’t know why. Most mornings I’m tense—in a spiritual battle—fighting off deceitful messages of fear and failure. (By the way, it’s now Sunday, and I again awoke more relaxed and...

Contentment is Catchable

(click “Source” for full post) Paul of Tarsus writes: “Actually, I don’t have a sense of needing anything personally. I’ve learned by now to be quite content whatever my circumstances.” (Philippians 4:11, The Message) Sense of needing anything...

No Condemnation. None!

(click “source” below for full post) I just saw a vision of Jesus crossing into heaven as the Olympic victor—crowned in golden wreaths; his hands held high in victory. Medals hang around his neck. Colorful banners and ribbons fly from around his shoulders. Joyful...

Be a Manager of Mysteries

“One does well regard us as servants of Christ and stewards of the mysteries of God. (1 Corinthians 4:1) “servants of Christ”: I am an under-rower of Christ (picture yourself on a rowing crew or as Ben-Hur a Roman galley ) listening for and keeping in rhythm with the...