Tag Archives: Faith

A Cosmic Case for Faith?

by Jim Denney, adapted from ANSWERS TO SATISFY THE SOUL: Clear, Straight Answers to 20 of Life’s Most Perplexing Questions Gene Roddenberry, the creator of Star Trek, was a confirmed atheist. I never met him, but my good friend, actress … Continue reading

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Positively Negative by Nancy J. Farrier

Blind! I’m going to go blind. The thought swirled through my mind in a nauseating repeat. Yesterday the ophthalmologist confirmed the diagnosis that I had glaucoma. No cure. No going back. Possible blindness. I sailed through the first day after … Continue reading

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Consider the Wild Flowers

By Jim Denney A couple of times over the past few weeks, I’ve put off writing for the day, and my wife and I have gone out to see the brilliant “super bloom” in southern California in the wake of … Continue reading

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The Broken Ornament by Julie Arduini

This season I have been working on my inside. As a woman with confident faith, I didn’t think that was anything I’d be dealing with, especially since this year was significantly better than years past. Funny thing about my plans. … Continue reading

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Happy 2019 by Tara Randel

I’d like to take this time to wish you a very happy, healthy, prosperous and safe new year. Soon it will be 2019 and we have another wondrous year to look forward to. I don’t know about you, but I’m … Continue reading

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Dog Bones and Baby Jesus by Julie Arduini

I’m always on the lookout for the simple things around me that God might be using to show me something. Through the years I’ve learned He is my loyal defender thanks to dive bombing cardinals, and that my dread opening … Continue reading

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The Proven Power of Prayer

Opinion by Jim Denney, author of Answers to Satisfy the Soul: Clear, Straight Answers to 20 of Life’s Most Perplexing Questions Some years ago, my brother Tim was driving on a two-lane highway after dark, returning home from college in Southern California.  At … Continue reading

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The “I See You” Snow globe by Julie Arduini

This isn’t your traditional Thanksgiving Eve day post, but my prayer is you find hope and a spirit of thankfulness through our experience I’m about to share. Fifteen years ago on this very day, we nearly lost our daughter. Over … Continue reading

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Thankful to Blog by Julie Arduini

I can’t believe it’s November. I also can’t believe this is most likely the ELEVENTH year I’ve presented some form of a thankful series on my blog during this month. This year I’m taking it back to the beginning where … Continue reading

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Faith That’s Tested

  Two of my favorite activities are writing books and teaching Bible study. I love when I can combine the two. When I teach Bible study, I like looking at people in the Bible and considering how they might have … Continue reading

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The Right Voice by Julie Arduini

This summer our college-aged son and I are watching the Marvel Avenger movies in order. I’ve watched most of them, but not in order, and as of this writing, we just finished The Avengers. I also was looking for a … Continue reading

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The Drone Mom by Julie Arduini

  Dr. Dobson has a classic parenting book, Parenting Isn’t for Cowards. Preach, Dr. Dobson. The last couple years have stretched my faith and refined me. I’ve learned these seasons prepare me for future opportunities, but it’s hard. HARD. The … Continue reading

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C. S. Lewis, George MacDonald, and the Life-Changing Power of Stories

by Jim Denney Clive Staples Lewis — “Jack” to his friends and family — was raised in the Church of Ireland. The death of his mother when he was nine years old shattered his happy childhood. By age fifteen, he … Continue reading

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Value, Perspective, and Jesus by Julie Arduini

It was this time four years ago we got serious and started looking for what I called “our forever home.” It took until late summer with a lot of home tours and a failed (but blessed) attempt, but as I … Continue reading

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You’re Beautiful by Julie Arduini

We’ve all heard the saying about taking lemons and making lemonade. I had no idea last year when both our kids were struggling with “life’s curveballs” that from some of those experiences would be a new release. Our daughter is … Continue reading

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