Faith is a combination of believing and then choosing to reinforce what we believe via intentional spiritual disciplines
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.
living as grateful children of God
the beauty of love is that it is replenishable, and always in more abundant supply when we generously give it away.
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I HAVE CALLED YOU BY NAME: Sunday morning, at the small Westchester Congregational church in rural…
being a Christian doesn’t give us a free pass but instead means that we get to participate in God’s initiatives of grace, and healing, and mercy, and restoration,
I’ve already shared that I believe summer tastes like peaches. This year so far the selection at our favorite roadside
“Happiest of birthdays, Rebekah. May you continue to live as a beacon of light and hope and peace and promise.”
Summer rains remind me of God’s Spirit: washing, animating, restoring, renewing, baptizing, nourishing, blowing, cleansing, reinvigorating, refreshing.
every single child born into this multi-faceted, broken world comes fully equipped with imagination, possibility, love, light, and promise. All that from God, and then we fail them in so many ways.