Set us free, O God, from the bondage of our sins, and give us the liberty of that abundant life which you have made known to us in your Son our Savior Jesus Christ; who lives and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.
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Let’s be Practical
I am a little later than usual getting this post out today, but I pray you find it beneficial. I had decided to use this passage from Corinthians for today’s post late last week but I got waylaid a bit. Please take a moment to go here and read it before we proceed. We read/hearContinue reading “Let’s be Practical”
The Journey on Which I Find Myself
Have you ever gone on a walk, just to walk, to wander, what my granddaddy would have called ‘meandering’? When you set out, you don’t have a destination in mind but while you are walking and paying close attention to all that is around you, you realize you’ve been paying extra attention to the textureContinue reading “The Journey on Which I Find Myself”
To Whom We Belong
I am regularly astonished by the thought of God knowing me, knowing my name, knowing the hairs on my head (even and perhaps especially the grey ones), wanting only the best for me. I’m also regularly amazed that God is willing to use my simple human efforts to bring about The Kingdom on earth asContinue reading “To Whom We Belong”
I like ordinary and routine. It’s where life happens the most. It’s what makes the special days special and the extraordinary events extra-ordinary. And although I’ve come to appreciate much of this new way of things living through a pandemic, I’ll be so grateful when we can confidently say the danger is passed.
Originally posted on August 4, 2019 Life in America feels dark to me. Voices and fists raised in hate and anger are the norm. Violence is a daily occurrence. Instinctually, I want to hide and just pretend it isn’t this way and wait to come out when it’s all “better”. When I do look atContinue reading “Together”