Gratitude

So much is going on in our world.  I have been on overload and feel like I need a grace period.  I thought you might also, so I wrote out a section of the “Daily […]

Rejoice Always

  “Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” 1 Thessalonians 5: 16-18 (NIV) When I was working, at the start of every morning, […]

What do you do when you don’t know what to do?

Right now, our world feels pretty crazy.  It seems every day I read an article that says the exact opposite of what I read the day before.  We have an invisible virus enemy. In the […]

Quick and Slow

“My dear brothers and sisters, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry, because human anger does not produce the righteous life God desires.” James […]

Panning Out and Living Ready

During the 1950s Cold War, the U.S. circulated civil defense DUCK AND COVER propaganda as a readiness measure should a nuclear attack occur. Duck and Cover drills were practiced in schools, instructing students to duck […]

Is It Possible to Turn Crisis into Opportunity?

Let’s be honest. This time of the COVID-19 pandemic has been very weird. Being home this much is…unnatural to most of us. Is there a way we can embrace this opportunity for spiritual growth? Could […]

Stress-Praying

During this stay at home order, I’ve joked to people that when I haven’t been stress-eating, I’ve been stress-buying.  I’m “working” from home right now but most of my work has to be done in […]

How Will We Remember this Next Year?

Will it be a time of limitations, restrictions, confinement? Or will it be remembered as a time of realignment, intimacy, rest? I am one of these people who long for simpler times, though I love […]

Trust or Worry

I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more important than food and the body more important […]