A Prayer for Thankfulness in Times of Pain

Father God, we acknowledge that you are the giver of all good things. We live and breathe because of you. From your hands, You supply all that we need and so much more. But we confess that sometimes we are: ungrateful… unthankful… selfish… sinful… hurting people… I confess that at times I don’t see all the gifts…

The Necessity to Shine {when this world drives you crazy}

I was reading a friend’s status update a few days ago about one of her neighbors. She was in her alley (most Texas homes have back alleys) and out of nowhere she heard a man screaming at the top of his lungs: “I hate this world!!!” She couldn’t believe it and asked her friends to …