Category Archives: Jealousy

When life hurts

When bad things happen to us that we cannot directly control and that prayer will not immediately change, we might find ourselves wrestling through dark nights of the soul concerning how God relates to the hardships of life. Continue reading

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Using resentment and envy to win the Presidency

I was recently interviewed by a University student as a project for his class on diversity. I told him how thankful I am that I don’t have any inclination to view people as better or worse based on race or … Continue reading

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The Greatest Way to Live

If you don’t like the life you’re living, allow me to point you to “the most excellent way” (I Corinthians 12:31). If you want to leave mediocrity and complacency behind to pursue a transformed life, faith and hope are important … Continue reading

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I can handle this

  Sometimes the circumstances of life deny us the thing we so strongly desire—the ability to be in control! We want to control our health, finances, relationships, and even our destinies. We want to be able to say, “I can handle … Continue reading

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