In the Lord's Prayer, we petition our heavenly Father with the following words: "And lead us not into temptation" (Matt. 6:13). Just as there are exercises for our biceps, there are also simple ways we can strengthen our self-control to be better prepared for the temptations we will inevitably face in life.Read More
The rituals of daily life direct our gaze. Because our hearts naturally wander away from God and we love so many other lesser things, we must train our hearts to gaze upon God. How do we incorporate this into our lives practically?Read More
The colossal calling of parenthood is made up of zillions of seemingly insignificant events. Something happened recently that encouraged me regarding how the habits we create in our homes can—by God’s grace—make a life-changing impact on the hearts of our little ones.Read More
For most of us, ritual is implicit—embedded within our lives without much notice. Yet, can you answer the question “why these rituals”? Did you choose them, intentionally forming habits? Do they add symmetry to your life? Do they get you where you want to go? Do you like them? Or better yet, do you love them?