USE IT – or LOSE IT

After the first of the year, Pastor Brian did a series entitled “Thrive.” At the end of the series final week we were given, “God, Use Me” cards as reminders to be willing to be […]

We All Die.

Yes, We All Die. Just as man is destined to die once, and after that to face judgment, so Christ was sacrificed once to take away the sins of many people; and he will appear […]

Rest

So I’ve been in a season of rest…  Jesus’ invitation to the disciples is also extended to us when He says in Mark 6:31, “Come with me by yourselves to a quiet place and get […]

Indifference

I have heard a lot of talk lately in Spiritual Discussions about “indifference”.   What is indifference?  According to Saint Ignatius, indifference does not mean that you do not have a preference for a sunny […]

Diane

How can one make a difference? Opportunities abound. However, all of us will agree that our desire to make a difference and our availability to do so don’t always match. It is easy to become […]

Seasons of Loss

It was a Monday morning and we were on our way to the veterinarian’s office with our sweet girl Gucci. She had been such a joy to us with her spunky, bossy way mixed with […]

Healthy Things Grow and Change

As I am again in a season of change, I wanted to share a past blog of mine which I felt was relevant. Years ago, an older pastor shared with our pastoral staff that, “Healthy […]

Christmas…Food…For the Soul

Jesus said, “I am the bread of life. Whoever comes to me will never be hungry again.” John 6:35 With Christmastime, usually comes lots of good food. Christmas candy, cookies, cakes, pies, and Christmas dinner […]

Expectant Prayers

Why do we tend to pray with more angst than excitement?

Comparison and Guilt

Each one should test their own actions. Then they can take pride in themselves alone, without comparing themselves to someone else, –Galatians 6:4 Most Christians say they want want to connect with God regularly–or at […]