Should I Settle for Cheap Happiness, or Is There Something Better?

Have you taken these easy routes to cheap happiness, as I have? The one-more-cookie comfort for sadness or loneliness? The momentary satisfaction of venting your feelings before praying them through? The brief "fun" of getting away with procrastination or toying with unhealthy thoughts? The mindless enjoyment of scrolling, scrolling, scrolling? Our struggles against ungodly choices…

His Power and Glory Resting on Me

For the first time I can remember in a devotional time, I sat completely stunned. I covered my eyes as though a literal brightness had blinded me. After a difficult turn of events in our family, that morning I had turned to 2 Corinthians 12:9-10:  9 But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient…

His Show is On All the Time

My son gestured to the view from our back porch. “That’s your TV,” he said to me. He’s right. God’s amazing show is always running and always worth watching. I love to look out early to see Venus shining brilliantly in the dark morning sky. The outrageous oranges, pinks and golds of sunrise make me…