Tagged: Heart Matter

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Mind Management (2)

Be careful what you allow into your mind, because your thoughts run your life. You say, ‘But thoughts come at me every day from all directions: at home, at work, through media, in my relationships, and in my private world....

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Mind Management (1)

You’ve heard about time management, financial management, and weight management—but what about mind management? Shouldn’t we be more concerned about managing our minds than managing anything else? Jesus was. He guarded the gateway of His heart by refusing to concede...

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Hooked Together!

A little boy was playing outside when a neighbor asked him where his brother was. ‘In the house,’ he replied. ‘We were playing a duet on the piano—but I finished first!’ That wasn’t what God intended when He called us...

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On Marriage (3)

Clara Null says: ‘My Sunday school class was learning the Ten Commandments. When we got to ‘‘Thou shalt not commit adultery’’, I wondered if I’d have to explain it. Sure enough, a seven-year-old girl raised her hand and asked, ‘‘What...

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You’re a ‘Priest’ at Work (3)

Lottery winners often make the same comment: ‘Winning all that money isn’t going to change my life.’ But it seldom works out that way. Six months later they have left their job and bought a new house or car or...

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You’re a ‘Priest’ at Work (2)

In his book Habits of the Heart, sociologist Robert N. Bellah describes three attitudes people have towards their work. The first group treats it as a job. When you do this, you see it strictly as a way to make...

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Prepare Your Heart

A preacher got into the habit of writing his sermons word for word. It worked well—until one Sunday he found himself in the pulpit without his notes. Addressing the congregation, he said, ‘I’ve forgotten my notes this morning, so I’ll...