Creativity At Midlife

At mid-life you might be at the cusp of your best creativity, even though it may feel like a low point in your life. I had been asked to emcee our community’s Christmas concert. The choir was singing the traditional Christmas portion of Handel’s Messiah, so I was...

Everybody is Asking These Questions

By Dr. Dan Reinhardt Here are questions everyone is asking. You may not phrase them exactly like this; you may not even have put them into words. These are the deep questions of the heart, the wonderings so profound that you feel them in your gut. When you hear the...

The Heart of the Matter

By Dr. Dan Reinhardt The book of Proverbs is a collection of wise insights into life. Prov. 4:23 has a deep insight: Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it. Everything?! If that’s true then this is deserving our attention. This Scripture...

When God is Silent

By Dr. Dan Reinhardt You’ve been praying earnestly about something … but there’s no answer. You believe God promised you something … but it’s not happening. You’ve exercised faith, acted in hope … but it’s not working out. The silence of God puts a tension into one’s...

A Window into Your Soul

By Dr. Dan Reinhardt Down through the centuries Christians have found that certain practises have helped them on their spiritual journey. Rather than view them as “disciplines” (that word evokes spankings in my memory), a better word is practise. I practised piano in...