During our last evening in Las Vegas this past Friday night, we passed a $12 million Jack Pot sign in a casino where we’d just stuffed ourselves at the buffet. For a fleeting moment, I mused about what life would be like if we could indeed win $12 million. Not being gamblers, it wasn’t a […]

The Physical Rewards of Forgiving

The act of forgiveness can literally take a load off your chest. So says Dr. Fred Luskin, director of the Stanford Forgiveness Project. In his bestselling book, Forgive for Good, A Proven Prescription for Health and Happiness, he reports that several research studies found that just the mere idea of forgiving someone allowed some people […]

Offended? Pray This Way…

Father, I am offended and hurt by X’s behavior toward me. I realize that each time I rehearse the situation, it prevents me from experiencing Your peace. I know that in this life, offenses will come— intentionally or unintentionally. Help me to remember that all things work together for my good because I love You […]


Father, I have been financially disadvantaged in my dealings with X. By Your grace, I lay down my anger, frustration, disappointment, and unforgiveness. Because You guard all that is mine (Psalm 16:5), this outcome did not catch You by surprise. Help me put the loss in perspective and to remember that You can restore exceedingly […]

My Most Eventful Month of the Decade!

I hope that you’ve all had a great summer. August has been an eventful month for me. On August 1, my new book,  Forgive, Let Go, and Live,  was released by Harvest House Publishers. I’m really excited about its potential to free people who are stuck in their story of hurt and offense. Here is […]

“Forgive, Let Go, and Live” ….Coming August 1, 2015

To “Look Inside” the book , go to Amazon.com, cut and paste this link:   http://goo.gl/dG761w Here is what’s waiting: 25  Real Stories of  the Tragedy of Revenge and the Triumph of Forgiveness  6 Questions to Ask Yourself When Contemplating Revenge  5 Things to Consider Before Restoring a Relationship  10 Signs That It’s Time to Let […]

How to Pray When Overwhelmed

The Word of God is the Will of God.  When you feel overwhelmed with the pressures and trials of life, try  praying the Scriptures. Here’s an example to get you started: “Lord, I am beset with trouble. It seems that more problems arise each day. I am weary of my own sighing and can find […]