Tag Archives: Faith

The Blessing of Enough

I’ve been shopping for clothes for my six-year-old daughter to wear to school this winter, and I am so frustrated! The “skinny jeans” and low-rise fad has made it impossible to find something that fits and will cover her behind. … Continue reading

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Tree Pruning

Every once in a while I am reminded of a few fundamentals. Notice I didn’t say “THE” fundamentals, nor did I say a fundamental, but a few fundamentals. I guess what I mean is that when those reminders come, it … Continue reading

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Intentionality

When was the last time you were intentional about something? Maybe as recently as this morning when you chose what you would wear. On the other hand, maybe you are not the type that puts a lot of thought into … Continue reading

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Transplants and Transformation…A Stewardship Lesson?

Tonight’s Gray’s Anatomy about Transplant offered glimpses of many of the lessons I am learning about stewardship and giving. Generosity can be risky, because we never know what the receiver will do with our gifts. So maybe we should transform our … Continue reading

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How could we be more like this?

  I was cruising about FB yesterday and my husband suggested I watch this video in a ball pit (click on the “ball pit” to see the video). It was a beautiful project where two people would sit down in a … Continue reading

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AHHHH!!! LENT

As many pastors and ministers know, Epiphany was especially short this year and Lent is around the corner, a week from Wednesday to be exact. And this year I have added several projects to the mix of regular church life … Continue reading

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The Lord put out his hand and touched my mouth

I was reading the lectionary texts for this week and there is this lovely moment in the Jeremiah text which is the calling of Jeremiah to be a prophet of the Lord, where the scripture tells us, “Then the Lord put out … Continue reading

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