Browsing: Bible Takeout

When a friend told she was fighting discouragement, my overriding thought was how few people knew the extreme extent to which I have been dealing with discouragement myself. Daily, sometimes hourly. Not in small ways. In huge ones. I was being constantly bombarded from the one end with the thought of quitting, whether it be ministry, writing, caring for the…

I don’t usually talk about asses, but I just can’t help myself this time around. Because this particular ass comes with an incredible warning. And the warning isn’t for the ass; the warning is for us.When the prophet Isaiah delivered a warning from God to the people, he told them God had said that even ox and asses know their…

When I was growing up, my Mom liked to tell my Dad that hard stuff builds character. His response was plain and simple – and hilarious, or so I thought at the time. “I already have enough character,” he would retort. As funny as it seemed at the time, back when I was too young to know much about character…

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