Can Outward Circumstances Produce Joy?

Can Outward Circumstance Produce Joy? Outward circumstances or events cannot produce abiding joy. Joy is a quality of the inner life. It grows within as we learn to live in God’s Presence. Love, joy and peace are experienced together. “Rejoice in the Lord always.”...

Chapter 22: Honor Your Father and Mother

Maturing Toward Wholeness in the Inner Life CHAPTER 22 Honor Your Father and Mother: Learning God’s Way in Relating to Authority Learning to honor my father and mother is crucial to my personal development. My heavenly Father chose my parents, and I must be able...

Chapter 21: The Ministry of Reconciliation

Maturing Toward Wholeness in the Inner Life CHAPTER 21 The Ministry of Reconciliation: Bringing Healing and Beauty to Wounded Relationships God reconciles people who have been separated relationally. This is just the kind of person God is. As we mature toward...