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One of my favorite worship songs right now is “Looking Up,” as sung by Nashville Life, and featuring vocalist CeCe Winans. The chorus alone is worth the listen, but there are two lines that thrill my soul with HOPE : All of my problems are below You. All that I need is in the palm of Your hands. Did you catch that?! The problems aren’t below US — they’re below GOD! OUR problems are below HIM. Under our God’s feet. We only need to focus upward. Not outward. Not inward. Certainly not downward. UPWARD. Look UP! Secondly, every single thing that…

“Set your mind on the things above, not on the things that are on earth.” Colossians 3:2. The Oscillating Fan Syndrome Have you ever sat amidst other people in a humid room that is void of air conditioning? It is insufferable unless there is a small tripod fan in the corner that is oscillating back and forth, giving you a brief moment of respite when the warm air hits your perspired brow. One fan in a humid room can only do so much among so many people. Multitaskers are like an oscillating fan, trying desperately to meet people’s needs with the…

“And instead of worshiping the glorious, ever-living God, they worshiped idols made to look like mere people and birds and animals and reptiles.” The human race is fickle. We can be easily swayed in one direction or another, continually tossed about by every wave or wind that comes our way. We struggle with loyalty, and standing up for what is right and good, and most importantly – what is moral. This isn’t something that is new though, as scripture tells us time and time again that Gods children wrestled with their flesh and keeping their eyes fixed on Him. We…