How Do I Show My Children that I Love them?

By Andrew R. Recently, while I was at work I got a phone call from my wife. She sounded a little upset as she told me that the toilet was clogged and that she did not know what to do. I asked what had happened and she told me that my three-year-old daughter had flushed something down the toilet. I became frustrated when I asked my daughter about this. She did not want to talk nor did she initially want to take any responsibility for her actions even though she had admitted to my wife that she...
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How Can I Forgive Others?

By Richard M. My “conversion” to a life of forgiveness and tolerance began 20 years ago when I lost one of the best jobs I ever had. I was managing a team of engineers, working hard to grow our business, and climbing the ladder of worldly success when the corporation re-organized our division and assigned my team to one of the most selfish and offensive men I had ever known. I tried to adjust to his harsh style. But it was no use. He was rude and evil, and I was horribly offended by things he...
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How Does God Speak to Us?

By Mallory P. Someone asked me to come to the faculty meeting because notes needed to be taken. Mr. Someone was my boss, so I took off my coat and put my purse back in the cabinet. I love my job (I do), but late afternoon faculty meetings push the limits of my otherwise enjoyable work day. Do you ever have those moments where you can feel in the sarcomeres of every muscle the tension of life’s unaddressed concerns and worries? I felt it for just a moment, and I sighed as I walked up the tw...
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Do You Ever Hear a Voice of Warning?

By R. Davis Several years ago, a friend of mine was riding his bike in Taiwan when he had a life changing experience. He was on a road used by thousands each day, and as he went through a blind curve, he noticed what appeared to be water on the road. He continued on and subsequently went through this ‘water’ when he realized it was not water, but oil. He slipped and fell but was not hurt. He was in a hurry, but thought about the thousands of others who would come upon this oil slick. He thoug...
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