Mark 12: 30 & 31 You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your mind, and with all your strength.’ The second is this: ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’ There is no other commandment greater than these.” This one has been in my draft … Continue reading Love your neighbor as you love yourself
The Parable of the Lost Coin. 8 Or what woman having ten coins* and losing one would not light a lamp and sweep the house, searching carefully until she finds it? 9 And when she does find it, she calls together her friends and neighbors and says to them, ‘Rejoice with me because I have found … Continue reading Rejoice with me, please
Proverbs 17 Friendship is something I take seriously. Let me rephrase that: friendship means a lot to me. I know a lot of people but few are friends. I'll spend time with a lot of people, but there are few I'd call and talk for hours on the phone with or invite to and make … Continue reading Friends are just the best!
Sometimes it's rather hilarious the songs that go through my head in the morning. I have to wonder what I go to sleep thinking about. The first time I heard this song must have been years ago, it's been around for a long time. In the last few weeks One Week has been a regular … Continue reading Waking up with a song in my head
cleaning and gardening are not my favorite chores. Oh there are all sorts of "a faith life well lived" analogies in cleaning and gardening. There are tons of quotes that reflect how the they are interlinked. This kind of thought gives me the heebiegeebies. Seriously. it's like that standardized testing in grade school. Some people really … Continue reading Cleaning House
The last week or so I've found myself worrying about a few things that I have no control over. I just don't. Someone else does. The worrying leads to self-doubt and this barely resistible urge to run at top speed to some place else. Greener pastures or what appears to be greener pastures. The other … Continue reading Gratitude in the “strange” places
I woke up with a couple of things on my mind: a bio I have to write for the magazine. Writing those for others is fairly easy, writing about myself eh, not quite so much. Then there's the whole choosing a bio pic, do I choose one of the professional ones or one of the … Continue reading A hand
Welcome to 2015 my prayer is a deeper sense of God's Mercy and of God's Creative sense. As I read this first sentence I am in awe of how these are the same thing, God is all One and in my humanness I see this as different pieces. For me as a human it is … Continue reading Welcome to 2015 – Journey