Second and Third Opinions

Solomon said that a wise man knows he doesn’t have all the answers. He is humble enough to look for sound advice from good men: “Where no counsel is, the people fall: but in the multitude of counselors there is safety.” (Prov. 11:14) “Without counsel purposes are...

Stress Makes Us Think

A few years ago a brother shared with me a condition he had with his eyes. Stress, especially anger, triggered a reaction in this rare ailment that caused him to lose some of his vision temporarily. The doctors told him that unless he learned to control his temper he...

God Chastens Us

In Hebrews 12 the writer clearly teaches us that God chastens us.  Let’s look closely at verses 5-11.  What does chastening really mean?  The word “chasten” means to discipline, train and instruct.  It also can mean punish and scourge.  The idea here is teaching...

Life Lessons That My Children Have Taught Me

As Mother’s Day is swiftly approaching, I want to take time to say a few words about my sweet children. All four of my children are great blessings of God! Each child is unique, and Jason and I are working each day to raise them up in the nurture and admonition of the...