The faith to persevere

Perseverance means more than endurance— more than simply holding on until the end. A man's life is in the hands of God like a bow and arrow in the hands of an archer. God is aiming at something the man cannot see. The strength to persevere, then, comes down to trust.
Tags:  Perseverance, Faith, Chambers

What you willingly endure

What matters most to God is not what you achieve, but what you willingly endure. Just as we will all achieve different successes in life, we will all be handed different degrees of trials in life. What we each need to do is to submit our will, even when it means walking through a dark period in life.
Tags:  Perseverance, Endurance, Lewis

You're testing me

When things seem to be going all wrong, where's God? Is He testing you, giving you what you deserve, making an example out of you ... or what?
Tags:  Trial, Perseverance, Faith, Campbell

Ordering your private world

Time. There's just not enough of it. Work, family, church, hobbies, causes, ... and the unplanned events. Some days are exhausting and even a little chaotic. Here's a simple formula for bringing clarity and simplicity to the demands on our time.
Tags:  Time, Margin, Roth, Workmatters

The beauty of order

We sometimes thing of order and structure as the opposites of freedom and creativity. But imagine an art studio with brushes and paints strewn everywhere. Where you couldn't find the tool you needed because nothing had its place. Could it be that order is actually an essential ingredient of creativity?
Tags:  Orderliness, Character, Corder

The antidote for offense

We've all worked with people who have said untrue things about us or have offended us in some way. The natural response is either to get even or get away. But there's a better way that's MUCH more effective than fight or flight.
Tags:  prayer, Forgiveness, Vawter