Look among the nations and watch – be utterly astounded! For I will work a work in your days which you would not believe, though it were told you. Habakkuk 1:5 NKJV After the Communist Walls fell in Romania, my father, Harry Dent, was among the first to offer help. He immediately bonded with the underground church […]
I feel my mood shift. Just a few moments ago all was well with my soul. But now…somehow life seems heavier. More negative. Nothing earth shattering has taken place in the last half hour. In fact, I’m sitting at Panera trying to grab a quick bite while I work. But it’s hard.
It’s going to be okay. You probably know this in some ethereal, existential way. “Melissa, this is not a deep revelation.” you say. Maybe not. But most of the time, I don’t think we need a lot of new information; we simply need to be reminded of what we already know. Sometimes we forget the […]
During my years as a public school teacher, I noticed the most effective educators were those skilled in two areas: their subject content matter and classroom management. One particular teacher, my friend, Laura, was a genius classroom manager, particularly with her use of signals.
Over the years I have used the following six line gem to begin my message for a certain event. “God gave us two ends to use … One to think with … the other to sit with. Success depends on which one you choose. Heads you’ll win, tails you’ll lose …” (Unknown)