Less Really is More

Pursuing a life of less yields richness money can’t buy. “Better one handful with tranquillity    than two handfuls with toil    and chasing after the wind.” (Ecclesiastes 4:6 NIV) September is a difficult month for my family. With four people heading out to three different schools, there’s a lot to juggle. Two parents who are teachers and…

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You Are Somebody!

Some days, life beats us up. We fall short. We mess up. People disappoint us, and we disappoint others. Feelings of inadequacy can creep in and paralyze us. Days like that can make a person feel like a big, fat nobody. At least that’s how it goes for me sometimes. It’s an awful feeling. The…

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Jesus is Enough

Sometimes we overcomplicate things because we feel the need to leverage control in situations. Reliance on our own wit, strength, connections, and abilities can get us into trouble. When we focus on what we bring to the table, we lose sight of the real source of all strength–Jesus. This can lead to all kinds of…

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