May 9: “Some Reflections on Prayer”

1 Samuel 7:9 (NLT): “So Samuel took a young lamb and offered it to the Lord as a whole burnt offering. He pleaded with the Lord to help Israel, and the Lord answered him.”

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May 3: “The Joy of Being Kind”

Proverbs 14:20-21 (NLT): “The poor are despised even by their neighbors, while the rich have many ‘friends.’ It is a sin to belittle one’s neighbor; blessed are those who help the poor.”

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April 15: “The Source of Our Happiness”

Far too many Christians see “Christianity” as merely a religion with rules to follow. Instead, we should see it as an invitation to enjoy our God who has given us instructions that will bless us if we follow them.

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March 24: “How to Be Happy When Others Slander You”

Words are powerful and they are often used to harm others. When that happens to you, live in such a way that the only real thing they can slander is your walk with Jesus. Then, you can be happy as you look to eternity.

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March 20: “Thirsty for God”

Over and over in Scripture, we read that God made us to be happy in Him. Why do so many settle for so little when incredible joy is offered to us?

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February 27: “A Cure for Discouragement”

Sometimes, settling into discouragement is easy. But, the longer we stay there, the harder it is to get out. Psalm 43:5 gives us some instruction on how we can fight off the blues and welcome happiness.

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February 23: “Choosing Happiness”

It’s not what happens to us. It’s how we choose to think about what happens to us that can allow us to cultivate happiness even in the midst of difficult times.

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