Category Archives: Living Lighter Today

Christian Consumerism

The following is a conversation I had with someone at a local coffeehouse. “There are simply no good churches in our city!” Mary stated with vigor. “Have you been to every church in our city?” I asked. “Well, no but … Continue reading

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What Is Your Desire?

Delight yourself in the LORD; And He will give you the desires of your heart. (Psalms 37:4 NASB) I believe this verse. I believe it because I have experienced the results. Now before we go any further, allow me to … Continue reading

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What Good Is “Weed Whacking”?

When my family and I first moved to Redding, California we purchased a house on 2 acres of land on Palo Verde Lane. Our kids were quite young when we moved to this property and after multiple years of growing … Continue reading

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The J.O.Y. Trophy

Jesus first, Others second and Yourself last (J.O.Y.). We were so proud of ourselves as parents. We had created a trophy to be handed to the child who best demonstrated the selfless act of denying his or herself and putting … Continue reading

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God Has A Desire

Santiago, my four-year-old grandson, is such a super-hero fanatic. Nearly all day long and sometimes during the night he wears Batman and Superman outfits with great enthusiasm. He loves to act just like them, whether it’s soaring through the air … Continue reading

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God Is Not Into Priorities

God is not into priorities.  Quite a shocking statement isn’t it? When I sat down to do some pre-marital counseling with Heather and Derrick I ask them what they wanted God to do in the midst of their marriage? Derrick … Continue reading

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