How Can You Tell if You’re Deceived?

How Can You Tell if You’re Deceived?

Sometimes, the negative thoughts we have about ourselves are actually thoughts we didn’t come up with ourselves; they were planted in our minds, somewhere along the way, by Satan, meant to deceive us about our true identity. In The Silver Chair, one of the books in...

Carried

Carried

I saw the cat carrying its kittens ever so gently from place to place. I saw the sparrow sitting in her nest over her little ones in spite of the rain. I saw the hen gathering her chicks under her wings at the sighting of the crow. I saw the monkey leaping from branch...

We Always Have the Choice: Me or Others?

We Always Have the Choice: Me or Others?

I am often deeply moved when I get to talk with some of our Sisters of Compassion and hear about their deep walks with the Lord, and see how they are giving up so much to be able to serve “the least of these.” Many of these sisters serve those affected by leprosy, and...

Do Something to Protect a Family from Malaria

Do Something to Protect a Family from Malaria

I think as humans, we have a natural desire for our lives to count for something. We want to make an impact. We hope that, in the end, what we choose to do with our time and resources is worth it. But how do we accomplish this? One of the things I’ve learned on my...

Go Find the Hurting and Bring Them to Christ

Go Find the Hurting and Bring Them to Christ

I heard about a dog who was hit by a car driven by a doctor on his way to work. Stopping the car, he got out and saw the whining dog with a broken leg. He took the dog with him to his clinic nearby bound up the wound gave some food. In a few weeks the dog was well....

How Seriously Do You Take Your Calling?

How Seriously Do You Take Your Calling?

I was driving along the road in my noisy ’62 VW Bug with my seatbelt on, calling a friend on my hands-free phone. After a few rings, he picked it up, but as soon as I said “Hello,” I heard a sound like a siren going off. “Oh, I’m sorry, it’s my car alarm,” explained...