pear shaped

Attack of the Pear

By: Laura Bennett

Pear /pɛː/ noun A green, spotty, funny-shaped fruit that doesn’t taste good unless combined with walnuts and balsamic vinegar.

Pear-shaped / adjective Lumpy, bottom-heavy, kinda weird, not ideal.

Sometimes life goes truly pear-shaped. Read more

dirt cup

The Gift and the Dirt Cup

By: Duncan Robinson

Imagine that you walk through life carrying two things in your hands. In one hand is a gift, perfectly wrapped and finished with a bow. The wrapping paper is ornate and intricate. The precision in which it has been wrapped makes it simply marvelous to look at. Read more


Growing Closer Through Family Devotions

By: Focus On The Family

When you think about “family devotions,” it may strike fear in you.

Here is some practical help and encouragement to gather at dinner time and dialogue with your kids about spiritual matters.  Read more


Grace That is Greater

By: Focus On The Family

At a very low point in Sally Graham’s life, she felt trapped, and she felt the only way out was to kill her abusive husband.  Read more

sacred meals

In a Fast Food World, Are We Losing the Art of Sacred Meals?

By: Sheridan Voysey

When was the last time you had a truly special meal where you left the table changed, uplifted, fulfilled? You came burdened but left lighter (at least emotionally). Your soul was filled, not just your stomach. Read more


When God Allows Suffering

By: Focus On The Family

What do you do when God doesn’t provide healing?

Can you find happiness in the midst of physical or emotional trials? Joni Eareckson Tada, a quadriplegic for 50 years, says you can if your joy comes in Christ!
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5 Steps to Understanding Your Dreams

By: Tania Harris | God Conversations

A first century rabbi once said; “A dream uninterpreted is a letter unopened.” Imagine if the Creator God had sent you a letter – a message that answered your question, gave you vision for the future or provided some insight into your current situation. But it’s sitting there in the letterbox, unopened and unread, while you’re still praying in frustration, wondering why God hasn’t spoken… Read more


Are You Running to False Places of Safety?

By: Sheridan Voysey

Well, our new puppy Rupert Reginald McScruffy is proving popular with the public. People stop me in the street to pat him. Facebook friends love his videos. At this rate he’ll be finding himself an agent, getting promo shots done, and forgetting to return my calls.  Read more