Marvelous Marva: How to Keep Joy in Your Life

Marvelous Marva: How to Keep Joy in Your Life

“Name one thing in your life that you are in total control of,” Marva said. “Think about it; what is the one thing you’re in absolute control of?” I paused, running through an inventory of my life and searched for things, then she answered her own question. “You’re in...
Giving Five Minutes of Hope

Giving Five Minutes of Hope

“Five minutes of hope can stop a person from committing suicide.” I learned that lesson in theory, first, then I learned it in real life shortly thereafter when I talked a man out of the .357 he had pointed at his temple. For twenty years I served as a minister of a...