Summer Encouragement

Summer Encouragement

Hebrews 10:23-25 “Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for he who promised is faithful.  And let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works, not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the Day drawing near.”   […]

But, What Can I Do?

But, What Can I Do?

Do you want to be more compassionate? Look at the list of synonyms for this word: pitying, sympathetic, empathetic, understanding, caring, concerned, solicitous, sensitive, tenderhearted, softhearted, warmhearted, warm, loving, tender, gentle, merciful, lenient, tolerant, considerate, thoughtful, kind, kindly, kindhearted, humanitarian, humane, charitable, benevolent,  good-natured, well disposed, big-hearted My definition includes giving grace. I want to show grace to people, which means I need to think deeper than what I see. A coworker recently came into my office and was concerned that […]

A Prayer for My Pastor’s Kids

A Prayer for My Pastor’s Kids

Heavenly Father, Thank You for my pastor’s family. Thank You for blessing them with three children, three unique children. Thank You for allowing us the privilege of watching these children grow and even giving us the opportunities to pour into their lives through AWANA and Sunday School. Or just smiling at them as we pass […]

Pot Luck

Pot Luck

Pot Luck /ˌpätˈlək/ noun -used in reference to a situation in which one must take a chance that whatever is available will prove to be good or acceptable. -a meal or party to which each of the guests contributes a dish. One of the benefits of a small-town or rural church is the potluck meals. […]

We Like Sheep

We Like Sheep

2 Corinthians 1:3-5 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our affliction, so that we may be able to comfort those who are in any affliction, with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God. […]

Shouts of Joy

Shouts of Joy

Sometimes life just goes on day after day, always the same. As an introvert and perfectionist, normal days that go by without any disruption are considered a favorite for me. Don’t throw extra work at me. Don’t move up a due date. Don’t add drama to my life. Sometimes disaster strikes, and life just goes […]