The Dark Night of the Soul: When God Whispers

And these are but the outer fringe of his works; how faint the whisper we hear of him! Who then can understand the thunder of his power?” Job 26:14 Have you ever heard the whisper of God? You may have and did not realize it. Just as you may...

Little Soul Vittles: The Debt You Can Never Repay

“Stop borrowing trouble!” said he to his worrying wife. We Americans are known for living beyond our means. If we can’t afford it, we borrow. Can’t agree on a budget? Add it to the National Debt. Can’t afford tuition? Student loans! Can’t afford a nice car? Lease it! Our...

A Fruit of the Spirit is Generosity: You Reap How Much You Sow

Has anyone ever called you generous? I have been called a lot of things in my day: smart, funny, funny-looking, snorky (look it up! It’s a word), rad, phat, fat, pretty fly for a white guy, ghetto, you get the idea. I have rarely been called generous. Being generous...

Little Soul Vittles: My, My, My

From In Pastures Green by FW Boreham: The most vital word in the twenty-third Psalm is the fourth. The Lord is MY Shepherd. I know a young mother. She was teaching a tiny toddler the twenty-third Psalm. “Now say this after me,” she said. “The Lord is my Shepherd.”...

Little Soul Vittles: Counting Sheep

“for he grants sleep to those he loves.” Psalm 127:2 “When you lie down, you will not be afraid; when you lie down, your sleep will be sweet.” Proverbs 3:24 I have had many a sleepless night so I found this to be encouraging. To my friends struggling to find rest...

All Animals (And Even Some Humans!) Go to Heaven

art credit: http://vignette2.wikia.nocookie.net/animaljam/images/2/2e/Doggy_heaven.jpg/revision/latest?cb=20141017125605 Some content written by Melissa Balun. Much appreciation. Growing up, my family always had pets. Dogs, cats, birds, fish, hamsters, ponies, spider monkeys – Ok, maybe not all of those. I mean, wouldn’t it be ridiculous to have a pet hamster?! When one of them died,...

How To Be Human

Just before Jesus is tempted in the wilderness,  Mark writes, “At once the Spirit sent him out into the wilderness, and he was in the wilderness forty days, being tempted by Satan. He was with the wild animals, and angels attended him.” Mark 1:12-13 NIV What?!?!?! If I was...

Little Soul Vittles: Happiness is…

This might surprise some people, but God’s number one priority is not our happiness. We are humans with changing emotions and feelings. Happiness, as with any other feeling, does not last. When we experience happiness now it is a foreshadowing of what we will experience eternally in Heaven; it...

Little Soul Vittles

  An old man had a habit of early morning walks on the beach. One day, after a storm, he saw a human figure in the distance moving like a dancer. As he came closer he saw that it was a young woman and she was not dancing but...