Tag: Faith

Out of the Chaos 03.21.2020

Good Saturday morning to you! Today may not feel much different to you than every other day this week if you are home with the kiddos or unable to go to work. I get it. Staying in calls for creative action and creative action calls for energy that is sometimes missing. The other night, Dave …

Out of the Chaos 03.19.2020

Last week a friend asked if it was okay to be happy when a situation causing her a great deal of angst changed. Or should she continue to hang her head and be sad? It’s funny how often we hesitate to find joy during difficult times. Somehow we play with the idea that we should …

Daily Reads 03.14.2020

Thursday morning I woke up with a bit of a cough. It didn’t bother throughout the day and I didn’t think much about it. By evening, my voice was gone. Not because I overused it or coughed unendingly, it just gave out. Friday was a quiet day. At least for me. Talking took a lot …

Daily Reads 03.13.2020

Be alert. Not alarmed. My niece shared this excellent advice with me. It is so true! We need to be alert, but not alarmed. Alert: to be quick to perceive and act. And since you don’t know when that time will come, be on guard! Stay alert! Mark 13:33 Stay alert! Watch out for your …

Daily Reads 02.23.20

May your Sabbath rest today be filled with images of Jesus and pictures of hope firmly anchored in his love for you. Photo by Charlotte Noelle on Unsplash

Daily Reads 02.15.2020

Remember, change and growth aren’t easy. But you can be easy on yourself. Take a break from the negative self-talk and embrace the process of growing. Have a great Saturday!

Daily Reads 12.17.2019

Advent Day 17: Read: Luke 17 In reading this chapter, it’s difficult to get past the first ten verses without pausing to think. Mostly because if there is one place we universally have difficulty, it is in extending radical forgiveness. Not only does Jesus want us to practice prodigal love with one another, he also …

Daily Reads 12.09.2019

Advent Day 9: Read: Luke 9 I want to draw your attention to verses 23-25 in this chapter of the Gospel of Luke. Jesus says in order to be his follower we must turn away from our selfish ways. There is no benefit to gain the whole world and yet lose our soul. Henri Nouwen …

Daily Reads 12.03.2019

But in that day, the branch of the Lord will be beautiful and glorious; Isaiah 4:2a Advent – Day 3: Read: Luke 3 As I read this chapter, it seems to me it can be summarized in one word: preparation. John the Baptist is preparing the way for the Messiah preaching repentance from sins and baptizing with …

Daily Reads 07.28.2019

Read: Romans 12:2-3 Today we had the awesome privilege of spending the afternoon at a friend’s pool. The pool deck is surrounded by beautiful plantings of both perennials and annuals. Her flower pots overflowed with geraniums, petunias and sweet potato vines of various colors inviting a person to lay back and relax! Another friend and …