She Gave Everything She Had

“Jesus sat down near the collection box in the Temple and watched as the crowds dropped in their money. Many rich people put in large amounts. Then a poor widow came and dropped in two small coins. Jesus called his disciples to him and said, “I tell you the truth, this poor widow has given moreContinue reading “She Gave Everything She Had”

The Real Treasures, [Weaknesses]

As Christians often our theology tells us that mental illness, depression, and bipolar disorder have no place in the believer’s life.  So we hide, sneaking into our sessions with our therapists, and change the subject to minimize our exposure to direct questions. We have had to hide our issues really well.  But I would submitContinue reading “The Real Treasures, [Weaknesses]”

Mother Teresa’s Heart, [Mercy]

“No, O people, the Lord has told you what is good,     and this is what he requires of you: to do what is right, to love mercy,     and to walk humbly with your God.” Micah 6:8, NLT These are all quotes from Mother Teresa, born ‘Anjezë Gonxhe Bojaxhiu’, 1910-1997. Here are some of the things sheContinue reading “Mother Teresa’s Heart, [Mercy]”

When Your Soul is Helpless

Psalm 86:1, A Cry for Help (A prayer of David) 1″Lord, listen to me and answer me. I am poor and helpless.” There is a poverty that far exceeds anything physical.  It is not tied to our checking account or our investment portfolio.  We are poor people; quite destitute as a clear matter of fact.  WeContinue reading “When Your Soul is Helpless”