If Today

What do you do when you come up against something that goes against your way of thinking? I have seen people respond in one of four ways:   To ignore it. To deny it. To discredit it. To wrestle with it.   Which one describes you? What have you done the last several times this […]

Keep Stretching

Many people include muscle stretching as part of their physical workouts. The goal is to improve joint mobility and reduce the risk of injury during their routine. How does this work? Our muscles have two interesting qualities: they are both viscous and elastic.Viscous material is thick and tends to maintain whatever shape you give it. […]

Letting Go

Alan had a deep love for Jesus, and he wanted others to know Him, too. Soon after joining the Catholic student ministry at the university, he sought out other students to help him start a retreat program. Alan invited these leaders to go with him on retreat at another college so they, too, could have […]

When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Turn to God

It was Susan’s sophomore year at a prestigious college. Last year, someone had told her that her second year would be the hardest. She didn’t believe them then, but now that she was well into the first semester, she wondered if she was going to make it. Feeling the Load It wasn’t just the classes, […]