Bad News for Goal Setters in 2020

Are you making New Year’s resolutions and setting some personal goals for 2020?  I hope you are because it’s true—goals are the key to most success stories and focus is important. But when our goals are solely self-generated, and don’t line up with the truths revealed in God’s word, we’re stepping into dangerous territory. Buy into the cliché, “If you     read more

What are you celebrating this Christmas?

What are you celebrating this Christmas? When Rick Warren, author of The Purpose Driven Life and The Purpose of Christmas asked that question, he received answers like: “I’m celebrating that I made it through another year.” “I’m celebrating being home with family.” “I got a Christmas bonus.” “I’m not celebrating anything; I’m just trying to survive. The bad news is:     read more

Not Every Christmas Is White

Santa broke my heart last week.   While my husband searched for a parking space at a popular Sunday brunch spot, my friend and I went to find a table.  We entered the dining room, stunning with Christmas décor, and I noticed a man, elegantly dressed as Santa, standing nearby. In a very adult and worldly manner, I stopped to shake     read more