Tag: Faith

Daily Reads 06.20.2019

Read: John 7:3-5 I wonder what the expectation for the oldest child was in a Jewish family. In one resource it said, “Sons, especially the firstborn, were the guarantee of lineage and the promise of maintaining family holdings.”* Jesus’ announcement to his… Read More

Daily Reads 06.03.2019

Change. We pray for change. We dread change. We desire change. Change happens when we seek it and when we avoid it. It’s a part of life. Some change is desired; other change is avoided. This change in our lives is celebrated!… Read More

Daily Reads 05.31.2019

The strategic planning exercise we participated in at Ashland University challenged me. I had done the same type of activities in other settings, but our instructor simplified it for us. He suggested the process to get from where we are to where… Read More

Spring Clean-up

The focus at our house the last week has been the landscaping. Memorial Day means different things to different people. For some it is graduation, for others a wedding, for others remembering a fallen comrade. For me, it is my deadline to… Read More

Daily Reads 05.24.2019

We are common vessels containing the brightest treasure. Troubles come but they are passing through. We are new in Christ and cannot be evaluated by human standards. Read: 2 Corinthians 5:18-21 In our government, an ambassador is the highest ranking individual a… Read More

Daily Reads 05.22.2019

Today I read a friend’s post on Facebook. It said “We would worry a lot less about what other people think about us if we knew how seldom they do.” What a great word for me to hear! But oh so hard… Read More

Walk a mile…in my shoes.

When I was in high school, our church youth group planned an annual retreat and invited high school age students from the churches in our conference. It was a weekend event with a speaker, planned games/activities, food and fun. I loved it.

One Body, Many Parts

My decision to see a kinesiologist came after some friends observed me getting off a bar height chair at a restaurant to go to the ladies room. When I returned to the table, they asked me what in the world was wrong…. Read More

Tribute to Lena

For everything there is a season,a time for every activity under heaven.A time to be born and a time to die. Ecclesiastes 3:1-2 Today those who knew and loved Lena will gather together to celebrate her life! I thought it fitting to… Read More

Daily Reads 05.10.2019

Read: Ecclesiastes 3:1-8 This passage keeps coming to mind this week. As we hurry through life, it’s so easy to forget that there is enough time. We have all we need. There is a time for everything under the sun – knowing… Read More