All this reminds me that we are constantly journeying, always experiencing life from new angles, never taking anything for granted, finding something new and rich around every corner.
it is good to take pause when and where we can, and to understand this world from the perspective of mountains, where the long view is the only view that counts
I want to share these pictures immediately, so here are the images from Bruce McVey’s ordination and installation service at First Presbyterian Church in Fayetteville, Tennessee.
ife is meant to be lived, and grandchildren are in our lives to be experienced, and we will simply celebrate every day we have the opportunity to love and to be grateful.
Don’t just slow down to smell the roses, take a photograph of them, thank God for the experience, and always keep your eyes open for a glimpse of the divine.
Life is defined by this systemic uncertainty, while following Jesus is all about God’s faithfulness and living in the consistent goodness and reliability of God’s love and light.
Stopping to smell the roses is just the beginning – try watching the hawks one day.
To me, unity among people is one of the most beautiful aspects of a positive, encouraging faith community.
Summer rains remind me of God’s Spirit: washing, animating, restoring, renewing, baptizing, nourishing, blowing, cleansing, reinvigorating, refreshing.
A lot of civic prayers by local ministers tend to leave two-thirds of the audience excluded, offended, or both. Rather than drawing people to Jesus they have quite the opposite effect…