September 22, 2018

"Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, 

and creates a vision for tomorrow." 

- Melody Beattie, author

Nearly five years ago, God called me to consider something that had been building for a long time. Upon prayerful discernment, I accepted God's calli...

September 14, 2018

Have you ever wondered why some events stick in your memory more vividly than others? If you're like me, there are a handful of events from your lifetime that will always be burned into your memory; events that bring back vivid images in your mind of where you were and...

September 9, 2018

Although there are still warm days to come, the year has certainly turned to autumn. Interestingly, no one really knows where the word "autumn" came from. It is a very old word. It was used by Chaucer in the 1300's and later by Shakespeare, but its origin is lost in th...

September 3, 2018

Every follower of Jesus knows that he often taught in paradoxes. He turned things upside down. 

The first will be last. The giver will receive. The dead will live. 

Many of us struggle to understand these apparent contradictions central to our faith. Paul expresses one o...

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