24 Mar 2020 0 Comment

God’s Watering Can

God’s Watering Can Author: Susan Rose I am so intrigued by the enormous spectrum of human willingness or resistance to notice and honor the Divine. And there are so many ways in which God nourishes the growth of individual...
17 Mar 2020 0 Comment

Fearful

Fearful Author: Nicole Speer Ask and it will be given you; search and you will find; knock, and the door will be opened for you. -Matthew 7:7 As someone who struggles with anxiety disorders, fear is a near-constant presence in my...
10 Mar 2020 0 Comment

Barbie vs Superman

Barbie vs Superman   Author: John Bisceglia "Even youths will faint and be weary, and the young will fall exhausted; but those who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength, they shall mount up with wings like eagles, they...
3 Mar 2020 0 Comment

Waking Up to God

Author: Pedro S. Silva II   Psalm 139:7-10 Where can I go from your spirit? Or where can I flee from your presence? If I ascend to heaven, you are there; if I make my bed in Hades, you are there. If I take the wings of the...
25 Feb 2020 0 Comment

Without Love, Nothing…

Author: Matthew Benz-Whittington   If I speak in the tongues of men or of angels, but do not have love, I am only a resounding gong or a clanging cymbal. 2 If I have the gift of prophecy and can fathom all mysteries and all...
18 Feb 2020 0 Comment

Giving and Receiving

Author: Carolyn Gard   "Love one another as I have loved you." John 15:12. Although the recent snow has made everything beautiful with a coat of white, shoveling has gotten awfully old. My informal poll of friends tells me...
11 Feb 2020 0 Comment

Attending to the Rub

Author: Amy Ostwald   Matthew 7:13-14 (NRSV) 13 “Enter through the narrow gate; for the gate is wide and the road is easy that leads to destruction, and there are many who take it. 14 For the gate is narrow and the road is...
4 Feb 2020 0 Comment

Blessed are the Peacemakers

Author: John Bisceglia   For the first forty years of my life, I was a "peace lover." This was because of all the conflict in my family and then, in my 20s and 30s, my interpersonal struggles of being one thing while trying to...
28 Jan 2020 0 Comment

A Blessing in Which Others are Meant to Share

Author: Jeanne Lounsbury   The wealth or "abundance” of our lives is a gift, not just a given. That is, no more than with life itself do we have this as something we can earn or deserve. It is not entitlement but blessing in...
21 Jan 2020 0 Comment

Playing God’s Instrument in the World

Author: Betsy Barrett    As for those who in the present age are rich, command them not to be haughty, or to set their hopes on the uncertainty of riches, but rather on God who richly provides us with everything for our...