Tag Archives: Contentment

Uganda Theological Reflection #1: What is Success?

Success and “Development” Our first week in Uganda, while staying at Uganda Christian University, we attended a symposium on development. As I shared in that day’s journal post, Ugandans are heavily invested in “development.” By this they mean, in my … Continue reading

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God’s Goodness vs Wish Fulfillment

If God is good, why didn’t I get what I wanted? (Question 2 of 8 in the Goodness of God series) Although it might not seem like it at first blush, I think this question could be the greatest barrier to a life-giving … Continue reading

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Embrace contentment, and be strong

A tranquil heart gives life to the flesh, but envy makes the bones rot. (Proverbs 14:30) Peace is hard to come by, especially in our modern gadget-laden, overstimulated lives. We work hard, run fast, and claw and scrape for more of … Continue reading

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Satisfaction Guaranteed

The righteous has enough to satisfy his appetite, but the belly of the wicked suffers want. (Proverbs 13:25) According to Solomon (who probably wrote the Book of Proverbs in the Old Testament), the righteous will always be satisfied. Really? That sounds … Continue reading

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