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Monday, June 24, 2024

How’s Your Posture?

“Chin up, shoulders back, and back straight!” These instructions are often given to military recruits, athletes, and fashion models. Not a few slouching kids have heard similar words from a mom or dad at some point also! It’s all about posture. Poor posture is increasingly causing health problems for people in our culture. Desktop computers, […]

Monday, January 20, 2020

Waiting Well

| 1:50 MIN READ | “Hurry up!” This phrase should be acknowledged as the mantra of our age. The pace of living has intensified, and the expectation for answers and results has increased. Fast, faster and fastest are the targets. While there’s a positive side to speeding things up, there are some negative consequences too. […]

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Wait Training

Maybe you’ve heard the common prayer of an impatient man, “Lord, please give me patience, and give it to me now!” Sound familiar? There’s no doubt that it’s rare a person who doesn’t struggle with impatience. Every day patience is tested in some way. It might be on the freeway, in the grocery store, with a co-worker, dealing with your spouse or children, or in some other way, but one thing’s for sure, patience is regularly tested.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Long-term Living

| 1:58 MIN READ | In 1967 a new breakfast and snack food was introduced to the world. We know it as Pop Tarts. At some point, you’ve probably tried one. The attractive thing about the Pop Tart is how quickly you can prepare it. Here are the instructions for microwaving: “1. Place pastry on […]

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

How Patient Are You?

| 1:21 min read | I suppose most of us would likely give ourselves low marks on the patience scale. We like quick. We like fast. We like immediate. The truth is, the greatest things in life take time to grow and develop. Compare a mushroom with an oak tree. The mushroom sprouts quickly and […]

Monday, October 29, 2018

The Choice to Rejoice

| 1:09 min read | One of the most common questions people ask when going through a tough time is “why?” The “why am I going through this” question actually has an answer. The apostle James give us that answer in James 1:2-4 (TLB) “Dear brothers, is your life full of difficulties and temptations? Then […]

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Time Out!

| 1:26 min read | Practically, every sport gives coaches and players opportunities for timing out. At strategic moments in the competition, it’s sometimes wise to bring the play to a stop. When used the right way, timeouts can win games. In life, God sometimes calls a timeout for us. He brings things to a […]

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

The Blessings of Patience

| 1:18 min read | No one likes to wait. We want what we want now. We live in an instant society—and an impatient society. For example, recent studies have confirmed that about 47 percent of visitors to a website expect it to load in less than 2 seconds. 40 percent of people click off […]