Humility

May 1, 2022
If we want to find joy, thinking too much about our own happiness can actually be counterproductive. Instead, we need to think of ourselves less—to practice humility.
Sometimes we think life would be better if we got everything we wanted, but often, our desires are not all they’re cracked up to be. As we learn to pray, “Thy will be done,” we find that God’s will and desires for the world are better than we could have imagined.

The Candor of Courage

January 23, 2022
It’s not easy to tell someone something they won’t want to hear—either we deliver the message too forcefully, or we avoid the conversation altogether. Yet these courageous conversations can help people grow and transform our relationships, and Jesus shows us how to have them well.

Keeping Time

November 21, 2021
Are you managing your calendar, or is your calendar managing you? What if instead of trying to manage and control time, we could keep time in a way that allowed us to receive God’s gifts throughout the year? An ancient Christian practice can help us do just that.