22 Oct 2019 0 Comment

Befriending Your Shadow

Author: Ed Hall “Why do you look at the speck in your brother’s eye and pay no attention to the plank in your own eye?”  Matthew 7: 3 Scott Jeffrey describes the shadow as “the dark side of our personality because it...
15 Oct 2019 0 Comment

Called to Trust

Author: Kathy Dansky “Remember that I have commanded you to be determined and confident! Do not be afraid or discouraged, for I, the Lord your God, am with you wherever you go.” (Joshua 1:9) For my 70th birthday, I decided to...
8 Oct 2019 0 Comment

Too Many Bibles

Author: Carolyn Gard  In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth. Genesis 1:1 While looking for a Bible verse to go with one of my devotionals, I decided I could simply look it up on the Internet. I found an appropriate...
1 Oct 2019 0 Comment

Seasons

Author: Karen Hoover For every thing there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven. Ecclesiastes 3:1 We had the opportunity in September to live in the mountains above Nederland in a small cabin that we have rented...
24 Sep 2019 0 Comment

Gratitude

If I ever lose my hands…. I won't have to work no more, and if I ever lose my eyes…. I won't have to cry no more, and if I ever lose my legs…. I won't have to walk no more, and if I ever lose my mouth…. I won't have to...
17 Sep 2019 0 Comment

Too Deep for Words

Author: Amy Ostwald Likewise the Spirit helps us in our weakness; for we do not know how to pray as we ought, but that very Spirit intercedes with sighs too deep for words. 27 And God, who searches the heart, knows what is the mind of...
10 Sep 2019 0 Comment

Welcoming the Stranger in our Midst

Author: Anne Weiher Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for thereby some have entertained angels unaware. Hebrews 13:2 The WISE covenant adopted by our church in 2012 says we will be welcoming, inclusive, supportive,...
3 Sep 2019 0 Comment

The Journey and the Destination

Author: Rev. Pedro S. Silva II I have seen something else under the sun: The race is not to the swift     or the battle to the strong, nor does food come to the wise     or wealth to the brilliant     or favor to...
27 Aug 2019 0 Comment

Practicing Reconciliation

Author: Diana Shellenberger “In Christ, God was reconciling the world to himself, not counting their trespasses against them, and entrusting to us the message of reconciliation.” 2 Corinthians 5:18-19 Though conflict is an...
20 Aug 2019 0 Comment

With a Love Like This

Author: Larry Dansky Even after all this time  the sun never says to the earth, "You owe me."  Look what happens with a love like that—  it lights the whole world.   "The Sun Never Says" by Hafiz You hold open the...