How to Cool Down A Quick Temper

A “quick temper” is one of my biggest struggles.  I like it speedy, convenient and easy.  Studies show that the time people are willing to wait in line has gone from four minutes to…twenty seconds!

Here are 7 ways to “ice down” your quick temper:

What Do You Do When Your Leader Disappears?

When Moses was gone for 40 days up the mountain, it turned into a “free for all” down below.  People usually behave correctly until their leader is not around.  THEN…it is up to their inner character.

Here is how you control your passions even when no one is watching: 

5 Important Lessons from the Woman at the Well

The terrible violence in Christchurch, New Zealand, is a bell that tolls worldwide.  It raises questions of who we are and where we are. 

When Christ met a Samaritan woman at a well, those questions were answered.

Here are the relevant thoughts from the story of the “woman at the well” that speak to me about our current state of religious conflict:

7 Things That Make Giving Amazing

I recently saw a bombed out home in Syria that was rebuilt by generosity and given back over to a widow and her children.  The thrill of seeing this devastated, war-ravaged family dancing for joy was an amazing experience. 

Why is it that when it is time to give to others we usually think, “Oh, brother…” instead of “Oh, boy!”?    

How to Watch Over Your Heart Like a Hawk

“The heart of the issue is an issue of the heart.”

Somebody’s heart has gotten hard.  Somebody’s heart has become selfish or impure.  It may be MINE.

Here are 7 areas I try to continually look into the mirror of Scripture so I can watch over my heart like a hawk: