Good morning! As you prepare for your day I hope it includes some kind of community fellowship or corporate worship. In a day of so many online choices in addition to physical buildings, the choices are endless. Kind of like standing in… Read More

Two phrases run through my mind today. “You do you” and “Just show up.” Embracing the mantra “you do you” has not been easy for me because I tend toward absolutes. No excuses! Work harder! But I have grown to really appreciate… Read More

When I get to this time of year I become a bit introspective. I don’t make resolutions or promise myself that “this is the year…” I haven’t seen many resolutions make it to January 31 let alone an entire year. (Although one… Read More

Change is inevitable but we are never asked to do it alone. God will always go before us into every situation.

Will I focus on what makes me different from another or what we hold in common? It makes all the difference in the world.

“You are ruining my life!” (Please read in a whiny, crying voice – maybe even with some exaggerated eye rolling while throwing head back.) Have you ever said that to anyone? Maybe your parents? Maybe God? My daughter said that to me… Read More

Today is the sixth day of Advent. As we approach Christmas and the celebration of Jesus’ birth, what is your focus? Are you baking and preparing special treats for your family and friends? Maybe you are wrapping gifts, listening to holiday music… Read More

Do I matter? Am I making a difference? These are questions we all wrestle with at one time or another. The innate need to be significant and live with purpose is something we can’t ignore. It tolls within us like the midnight… Read More

Do you ever feel like some is watching you? George Orwell did. In 1949 he published his novel 1984 that is still considered a classic today. In this work of fiction, he popularized terms such as Big Brother, newspeak and doublethink through his… Read More

Walking alongside another in the difficulty of life can be messy but it’s our responsibility. Can we do it with grace and humility?