Do you know a high-voltage person?

It is not uncommon throughout the course of a day or a week to encounter “difficult people.”  Those people who are high-voltage and it does not take much for them to shock and hurt others. A lesson the Lord is continuing to teach me is that I must learn to deal with difficult people without always […]

How do I deal with my anger?

Do you ever get angry?  Angry at the person who cuts you off in traffic?  Angry at the choices someone else makes that wounds you or those you love?  Angry at yourself for your own choices? Over the course of the last year, one of the most frequently searched topics on my blog is anger. […]

Genuine Friendship

Genuine friendship is uncommon.   A genuine friend is in your corner when you’re cornered. A real friend sees you through when everybody else sees you’re through. A real friend walks in when everybody else walks out. “A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.” (Proverbs 17:17) “A man of many […]

Peace Through Hard Conversations

This weekend we continued in our series through the Beatitudes found in Matthew 5.  One of the verses we explored was Matthew 5:9, “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God.”  My wife and I were talking about this verse Saturday evening.  One of the questions or challenges we shared together […]