Feelings or Faith?

There once were two different bridges that crossed a chasm between several mountains. The first bridge was an old stone arch that was very weathered and worn. It was a rough, long, and difficult walkway to travel. The other side could not be easily seen from this bridge, and the weather conditions around it changed…

Want to Build a Fire?—Let Go of the Wood!

The woodpile grew rapidly as Leo and his dad finally cut up the old tree in the far end of the backyard. The huge tree fell eight years ago after a Nor’easter hit the region. It did not really obstruct anything, but had become an eyesore and home for many critters that raided the trash…

Character Pleasing to God

What we say and what we actually do can be miles apart. But God doesn’t judge us by these as much as He judges us by our character. The one thing He really wants to see is godly character being built up in us. This means the way we behave according to our code of…