Tag Archives: vocation

No one is exempt

No one is exempt A recent report identified some of the most common sources of poor mental health: criticism and conflict, family problems, stress, depression, burnout, sexual problems, and financial problems. The respondents reported that their job expectations were often … Continue reading

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A heart at peace

A heart at peace About a year ago I had a miserable illness that the doctors struggled to explain. For two months I was laid up with severe body aches, nausea, and vertigo. But every test – and I mean … Continue reading

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Finding our way

Finding our way Proverbs 16:9 says, “In their hearts humans plan their course, but the Lord establishes their steps.” At the outset of a journey, like graduating from high school or starting a new career, this is a difficult principle … Continue reading

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Summer reading recommendations

Summer reading recommendations The days are longer, weather is turning warmer, kids are out of school, and vacation plans are starting to take shape. Now is the time to pick a book or two to fill your down time. Here … Continue reading

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Book Review: Love Does, Bob Goff

Book Review: Love Does, by Bob Goff Thomas Nelson Press, 2012. 224 pages, $16.99. Reviewed by Dave Cummings Hey, tell me haven’t you heard? Luv is a serious word. Hey, I think it’s time you learned. I don’t care what … Continue reading

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What’s the point? Occupation versus vocation

Occupation versus vocation Americans born around the turn of the 20th century were often referred to as the Greatest Generation. They lived through some of the lowest lows and the highest highs in our nation’s history. The Great Depression was … Continue reading

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What’s the point? Finding your calling

Finding your calling Of all the works of God’s creation, I think ecosystems are the most beautiful. Ecosystems bring together the living and the non-living into complex relationships that are balanced precariously but exquisitely. I live in what ecologists here … Continue reading

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