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Walking With God in All Humility

“What else does the Eternal ask of you But to live justly, and to love kindness and to walk with your True God in all humility? Micah 6:8 (VOICE) When I read the phrase “to walk with your True God…

Why Are You?

The title of this blog post is not a typo. It’s inspired by Suzanne’s focus from last Sunday, which was inspired by a principle in her district, which, I think, was inspired by Simon Sinek and the book, “Start with…

Forgiveness in Response to God’s Goodness

And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose. (Romans 8:28 NIV)  I think I’m late to the game, but recently I watched the…

Lessons in Listening

Lessons in Listening

It seems more and more I feel I don’t have much to say. I’m finding that there is a preciousness to life that you only begin to access when you fall silent, when you listen. Yes, listening with your ears,…

Choosing What Is Better

Choosing What Is Better

When I’m feeling frazzled, overwhelmed, and anxious, the most helpful response is to make myself pause and think deeply about why I’m doing what I’m doing and what my feelings are trying to tell me about that. I know this…

Count Your Days

Count Your Days

Row your boat gently down the stream, merrily – life is but a dream ******* This week I was diagnosed with a minor, easy-to-treat form of skin cancer. Not CANCER,or even Cancer,just cancer. The spot is easy to identify, easy…

Do you belong here?

Do you belong here?

Not too long ago I was given the opportunity to spend more time than planned in the Denver airport. When blessed with these unexpected pockets of time, I start roaming around: people watching, looking at the art displays, and gazing…

Everything Takes Longer

I am a time optimist by nature. This means I have a tendency to make plans based on the minimum amount of time required to do a given thing assuming that everything goes as smoothly as possible and that nothing…

Christmas Blessing

May your days be merry and bright! And if they aren’t, may you be a light in the darkness. May your Christmas sparkle with moments of love, laughter, and goodwill! And if it doesn’t, may you be love, reflect joy,…

Shorter Days, Longer Nights

Shorter Days, Longer Nights

We’re officially in the season where the daylight hours are shorter and the dark hours are longer…it seems like this time of year is harder to look forward to after a summer of long daytimes, but there is something about…