Joy In My Heart

I heard a radio ad offering a service they said would replace my fear with peace. Their plan for peace is to show me how to get my money in order so I would be set financially for the rest of my life. The peace that comes from knowing we will have what we need is, indeed, wonderful. The trick is to see that not all peace is the same. To compare the peace that comes from a healthy bank statement with the peace that Jesus brings is to compare the light that comes from a candle with the light that comes from the sun. We can benefit from both kinds of light, but we must see how they are different. Continue Reading →

He Keeps Me Singing

“Do NOT think of a dog wagging its tail! He’s running toward you, happy to see you, and can’t wait for you to pet him. Do NOT picture a happy dog!”

Did you think of a dog just then? I admit I did, even though I was told not to. Why didn’t I think as I was told to think? Well, of course, because minds don’t work like that. The way we stop thinking about one thing is to REPLACE the thought with another. REPLACE! Continue Reading →