Einstein loved music and frequently performed in public. . . Yet his love for music was linked with a sense that certain composers were tuning in to something deeper about our world.
Things like good health and strong relationships are gifts from God, and we honor him by stewarding them well. Yet if they become the focus of our lives, we are in danger of missing our calling.
Doubt and disillusionment are the last of all reasons to abandon your faith. If you weather them with God—and with others—you discover the unexpected gratitude Charles Spurgeon wrote about.
In hopes of encouraging you on your own journey, below are five big life lessons that were seared into my brain thanks to the trial and blessing that was high school.
You can imagine the Lord speaking your name, saying “I love you so much.” Instinctively, you reply, “Thank you, Lord.” The conversation has begun.
Often when God chooses us to do something great, our initial response is to resist.
By Charles R. Swindoll, excerpted from What If . . .
Idolatry isn’t just wrong—it fails miserably in bringing the lasting happiness it promises.
Excerpted from Soul Care: Prayers, Scriptures, and Spiritual Practices for When You Need Hope the Most by Gregory L. Jantz Ph.D
Worry weighs a person down;
an encouraging word cheers a person up.
Every act, every decision, every thought will move you either a little closer to being that kind of person [you want to become]—or push you a little further away.