My friend, Eva, is an example of Christ-like love. She follows Jesus counsel to love our neighbor. She can't help it. It's just how she is. Wouldn't the world be a better place if we reached out to those we can affect with love and kindness?
As a young adult, I worked in Seattle right next to where I had grown up. On many afternoons I would step into a little market-deli to get a sandwich or an Italian soda, and each time I walked in, the man behind the counter would smile and ask, "Are you you, or your sister?" … Continue reading What kind of person will I be today?
In all his insecurities about playing his first scrimmage, Gabe decided to simply follow his older brother around the ice finding safety in following his brother’s lead.
Fun fact: if you hold up a pea at roughly arm’s length, it covers the disc of the sun just like the moon does during an eclipse. Obviously you wouldn’t want to try this due to the harmful nature of looking directly at the sun, but the same principle would also blot out the disc … Continue reading The Coolest Thing in the Universe
Have you ever felt surrounded by people but still very much alone? When I was 19 I had an experience that forever changed how I view friendship and our truest friend, Jesus.
When we turn our sin and suffering to the Lord, then WE are blessed with the same ability to triumph, for " He hath triumphed gloriously."
All community members are invited to assist in this program as we serve those in our area. If you are unable to sleep overnight, think about delivering some warm pizza!
Last week I was frantically trying to cram in as much housework as possible in the last couple of minutes before pulling out of the driveway to deliver my kids to school. I was switching laundry over and topping off the dishwasher, while grabbing the forgotten lunch or jacket along the way. All the while … Continue reading And We Don’t Even Know It
Every time I look at that frame, I am reminded of my love for my daughter. Could it be the same for God? When he sees us in our weaknesses, His love reaches out to us.
I remember it was June, ten years ago, and we hadn't grilled at all through the winter or spring. I thought it would be a lovely evening to fire up the barbecue. I opened up the lid to ignite the grill and was shocked when I saw a furry tailed pack rat all cozied up … Continue reading The Rodent Episode, or How to Battle the Adversary