When God Hurls a Storm

Rick Thomas

Rick Thomas

What do you think about when a storm comes into your life? When things are really bad for you, how do you think about those bad things? Where does your mind go? Continue reading

The Torment of Perfectionism

Rick Thomas

Rick Thomas

Ever tried to be perfect? Is it hard for you to let others know you messed up? Are you tempted to present yourself in ways that are not exactly true to who you are? Maybe when you think about others learning the real truth about you, it strikes momentary fear in your heart. Suppose your spouse brought a friend home unannounced. Does it matter what your home looks like at that moment? Continue reading

Something Must Come Between Us or We’re Going to Kill Each Other!

Rick Thomas

Rick Thomas

There is wonder working power in the cross of Christ. It can change you and your relationships, but the process is not a passive exercise. If the cross is not between you and others, you’ll hurt those you should love.

I was meeting with a couple that had convinced themselves all the problems in the marriage was the other person’s fault. Continue reading

Two Reasons Why You Should Start Writing Today

Rick Thomas

Rick Thomas

My primary reason for this website is to provide my children a massive archive about how I think about God, life, and others. My secondary goal is to serve others. Everybody is not wired to write. It’s just one way to love God and others; it’s not the only way. Continue reading

Ever Tried Manipulative Praying?

Rick Thomas

Rick Thomas

Intense suffering brings a convergence into your life that wants to tear apart your soul. It is fear and faith going toe-to-toe in a loser leaves town match. And you are never really sure who will win. This kind of … Continue reading