Take Time to Play

A joyful heart is good medicine… Proverbs 17:22 Standing in line at Walmart the other day, a boy about 4 came up to me and showed me his cookie he had gotten in the bakery. I saw the chewed up cookie in his mouth before I saw what was left of his cookie in his hand. He was shopping with his grandfather. I asked the boy what he was doing this day and he said playing. Just playing. But he was quick to add that he plays everyday! We must have become fast friends because when he left, he gave me a … Continue reading Take Time to Play

Coping Skills

So will My word be which goes forth from My mouth; It will not return to Me empty, Without accomplishing what I desire, And without succeeding in the matter for which I sent it. Isaiah 55:11 ┬áCoping skills are overrated, can I just begin there? And I’d like to admit up front, I could be wrong. Lately, though, it seems that when I am with other Christians who are praying for someone, most of the prayers are about what I would call “coping skills”. Prayers to get the them through but not necessarily to get them over. Prayers like… God … Continue reading Coping Skills