'heart' tagged posts

Finding the Right Perspective

If you could win an Olympic medal, which would you prefer – the silver or the bronze? Now, of course, many of us would want to win the gold, but when they asked a group of Olympic medal winners which of the other two they would prefer winning, the results were surprising. Many of us…

A Good Lesson From a Bad Example

One of the biggest issues Christians struggle with today is the obsession with what the world pursues. As the world promotes materialism and self, Christians fight to keep their hearts and minds focused on God. In essence, it hampers us from hearing what Jesus has to say. In Luke 12, a man interrupts Jesus’ sermon…

Spiritual Food

I can remember last Fall listening to a radio program where they asked their listeners what their favorite comfort food was. A comfort food is something you like to eat that makes you comfortable. It is your “go to” food on a cold winter day. Many people like stews or soups because they are usually…

Preparing Our Hearts for Jesus

I know it is strange to think about Christmas at the end of August, but sometimes we are reminded of some of the great Christmas hymns as we ponder God and how we see Him. One of my favorite Christmas hymns brings a connection between Christ’s coming into history and into our hearts. The hymn…

A Changed Attitude Leads to a Changed Life

When we see a young child proudly strutting around or acting arrogantly, we sometimes make the comment that the child has “attitude.” It is often seen as a negative trait, but I think it is neither positive or negative. According to the dictionary, the word “attitude” means “an internal position or feeling with regard to…