Spiritual Development

How To Deal With Shame

Christian: Met you with nothing else in that valley? Faithful: Yes, I met with Shame. Christian: Why, what did he say to you? Faithful: What! Why, he objected against religion itself; he said it was a pitiful, low, sneaking business for a man to mind religion; he said that a tender conscience was an unmanly… Continue reading How To Deal With Shame

Spiritual Development

How To Take Off The Happy Face And Still Have Joy

The memorial service was coming to a close.  Several ladies began carrying the food from the kitchen out to the waiting tables while the final song was playing.   Then it happened.   Hearing her deceased daughter’s favorite song playing was too much.   With her knees beginning to buckle, she placed the tray of… Continue reading How To Take Off The Happy Face And Still Have Joy

Spiritual Development

Just A Spoonful Of God’s Word

“Come take your medicine.” Remember those words called out to you in the middle of the most inconvenient time as a child? Who likes to take medicine?  Even if it doesn’t taste bad, no one wants to take it.  It is inconvenient and reminds us that something is wrong. So why does the mom continue… Continue reading Just A Spoonful Of God’s Word