I attended Catholic school growing up. I heard about how people in the bible worshipped idols. I thought that was thousands of years ago. Nobody worships idols now, right? That is not right. Religions today still worship idols. Some Christians even worship idols. They put other things above God. Money. Power. Prestige. There are so… Continue reading What Is Better Than Money, Power and Prestige?
This morning there was a baby crying in Costco, as her mom was in line to check out. I looked back at her and smiled. Her mom made an exasperated face, and said that she just started crying, as she was going to check out and pay. I told her that I have been there,… Continue reading Invest Your Time Well, To Feel Peace
I had a great week. My family came to visit us from Colorado and Canada, and then when they left, my mom came to visit with us. I had a great time, and my kids were bursting with joy to spend time with their cousins, aunts, grandfather and grandmother. We have not always had perfect relationships.… Continue reading Bind Yourself to the Lord
I am sitting at a my kitchen table looking at the window. The snow started at 6 a.m. this morning, now it is 11 a.m., the snow has covered the trees and grass with a blanket of beautiful white snow. The huge, fluffy snowflakes keep falling and accumulating. It looks like a winter wonderland. It… Continue reading Put On the Armor of Light
Yesterday was Christmas, when Christians around the world celebrated the birth of Jesus. We attended a church service on Christmas Eve, and the pastor said that few millennials know the true meaning of Christmas. It seems that people believe Christmas is a cultural holiday celebrated by putting up tress and gathering with family. I grew… Continue reading Peace that Money Cannot Buy
Last night, I went to bed early at 9 PM. I woke up at 1 AM, with a sore throat and stuffy nose. As I tried to go back to sleep, I started worrying. Will I be too sick to make Thanksgiving dinner? I have to go grocery shopping, what if all the potatoes are… Continue reading Don’t Waste Time Worrying
This morning, my son said, "Mom, remember at the old house, there were stray cats?" He was only 4 years old when we lived at our previous house. I stopped, and I did remember. It was such an innocent comment, yet it reminded me how far God has brought us in 4 years. At the… Continue reading A Rich Life