The Secret to Happiness

“Blessed are those whose strength is in you, who have set their hearts on pilgrimage.” Psalm 84:5 NIV Do you know the translation of the original Hebrew word for Blessed? אֶשֶׁר ʼesher, eh’-sher; from H833; happiness; only in masculine plural...

Keep Going

“As he walked along, he saw Levi son of Alphaeus sitting at the tax collector’s booth. “Follow me,” Jesus told him, and Levi got up and followed him.” Mark 2:14 NIV Beams of sunlight divided my comfy work boots casting tall shadows on the...
Rotating 180 Degrees

Rotating 180 Degrees

Bunmi’s Story: Exhausted by the grind of my second year as a general surgery resident, I tried to energize myself by recalling my big dreams. I planned to enter a fellowship program to further specialize, become an academic surgeon with built-in research time,...

From Fear to Fierce

Romans 15:13 May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit. Transformation begins with focus. The old hymn is true; “Turn your eyes upon Jesus, look full in His wonderful...
A Dark Season of Depression

A Dark Season of Depression

Linda’s* Story: I came to know the Lord when I was thirteen years old. I continued to attend church and Bible study through high school; however, I never developed the deep roots that ground one’s faith for the trials in life. I went to college, but was...