Category: Experiences

Life lessons learned and shared by our online community.

The Road Ahead

Imagine that there is a direct road from where you live to the most perfect place on Earth. This particular place possesses everything you’ve ever dreamed of as far as beauty, serenity, peace, and relaxation. You’ve often dreamed of taking a vacation there but there never was a way that you could get there. But now this direct road has…

When Life Takes A Detour

Most of us grow up with some vision of what we want our lives to be like. Personal goals, career aspirations, family plans—the whole white picket fence thing. Years go by and when we evaluate our lives, we often see that life has turned out differently than we expected. When I was a teenager, I would sit in my room…

Supernatural Strength

If you have ever worked on a computer or relied on one for your job, then you can identify with my “computer woes.” Recently, I had a very challenging week. I am employed by a church as the office manager and I had a computer breakdown. Anyone reading this today can identify with me that their job and practically their…

Real Thankfulness

Recently, I was at bible class and a member of the Church rose to ask for prayer for a young man who had been a victim of a horrible accident involving heavy machinery. His leg had been crushed during the accident and it had to be amputated by doctors some hours later. Prior to bible class, I had been thinking…

Truly Loving God

Most of us can comfortably say that we love our parents. Whether we have had only one or fortunate enough to have both parents, there is likely an inherent or natural love that we have that nothing or no one could compare. No one should have to tell us ‘you should love your mother’, or ‘you better love your father.’…

Take a Break

Stress is taking its toll on people around the world. In fact, much of the illness that is dominating people’s lives has a connection to how stressful life has become for them. When you really think about the times that you are under tremendous amounts of stress and pressure, it is difficult to think clearly and your productivity suffers. Our…

The Simple Life

Recently, I got a reminder that life is much more manageable when we keep it simple.  For some reason, many of us are programmed to want more things, more responsibility, more money—a higher status.  I have learned that more is not always necessarily better. When I think of the life of Christ, I see a very powerful life; but I…