The “Day of Small Things”: Living Life from God’s Point of View

The “Day of Small Things”: Living Life from God’s Point of View

For who has despised the day of small things? (Zech 4:10)             Sometimes, God “thunders with his majestic voice” (Job 37:4). He sends fire or flood down from heaven and performs miracles. He speaks from a burning bush and writes on stone tablets with his own finger. He instructs kings and gives visions to prophets. He is an awesome God. More

Life is Not Always a Bed of Roses

Life is Not Always a Bed of Roses

Have you ever felt tired of everything that hasn’t been going your way?  Are you burned out at work? Have you felt alone? Lost? Helpless? Afraid? Lonely? Each day is a gift yet it comes with unexpected challenges and blessings. Being busy is the usual word we utter whenever we run from one task to another. A daily task that we must accomplish hasn’

Why Is There No Thanksgiving Music?

Why Is There No Thanksgiving Music?

Today I went into a retail store and was immediately accosted with secular Christmas music. Now I don’t have anything against Christmas—or Christmas music for that matter. In fact, for the majority of the known world Christmas represents the birthday of the most important person I know and love: Jesus! (even if they don’t actually believe in, know,

Give More

Give More

“Mo, here is your offering!” my mom offered, before I could clip on my bow tie for church. From the tender age of 8, I remember my mom giving me large sums of money for the offering plate every Sabbath—enough to buy ten or more French croissants (my favorite) for an entire week. This mesmerized me, because my parents were not wealthy in any sense o