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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Heart Behind the Mask

Face masks have taken on a whole new meaning recently. A few months ago, I remember searching at the store for a “good one”. One that offered anti-aging and that would take away my “designer […]

Interrupted

I’ve been attending a Bible study this year on my favorite book of the Bible – Acts. It begins with the resurrected Jesus promising the apostles that they will receive the Holy Spirit and be […]

Be Strong and Courageous!

Joshua 1:9 “Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.” Years ago, I heard […]

Are You In a Battle?

   The Battle is the Lord’s! “They were helped in fighting them, and God handed the Hagrites and all their allies over to them, because they cried out to him during the battle. He answered […]

Looking For Peace

These are interesting times we live in, aren’t they? Although nothing is new under the sun (Ecclesiastes 1:9), we are experiencing something unusual with the spread of the Coronavirus. Life as we know it has […]

With a Little Help From My Friends

“Share each other’s burdens, and in this way obey the law of Christ.”   Gal. 6:2 It is interesting that Jesus trained his disciples to think of themselves as a community, not as individuals trying to […]