The church isn’t a building it’s a way of life

But when you give a banquet, invite the poor, the crippled, the lame, the blind. Luke 14:13 It's common to see a parade of wheelchairs being pushed the few blocks to the church from the nursing home and rehabilitation center down the street. Once the parade strolls and rolls into the building, the wheelchair bound [...]

Hydrate!

I never thought I'd be that woman.  The one dehydrated and hooked to an IV, EKG, blood pressure machine, and God only knows what else all those wires were. My family would be the first to tell you that I'm a health nut when it comes to the foods I eat but they could also [...]

Safe and Secure

He sat at the round bistro table, feet dangling from his chair.  His white socks stretched to his knees, legs swaying, eagerly waiting for a slice of pizza to satisfy his little appetite. His tiny mouth puckered around the tip of a straw sipping orange soda while his big, round, dark eyes looked sideways toward [...]

Expressions of Love

“Because there’s nothing more beautiful than the way the ocean refuses to stop kissing the shoreline, no matter how many times it’s sent away.”  Sarah Kay I'm not sure why I was having a bad day.  It was several years ago.  All I remember was there were tears and I wanted a little slice of [...]

One Word

As this year draws to a close, I haven't made one resolution for the upcoming new year but I did pick one word.  My word was actually an umbrella word over 2014 that protected and sheltered me. ENCOURAGEMENT.  That's my word.  It had the most overarching effect on me and it brought me to the [...]

It’s the little things

Christmas is over but there's still remnants left.  There's a bag of crumpled wrapping paper tucked behind a stool in my living room.  The lights still twinkle on my decorated tree and there's a few cookie crumbs on a plate sitting next to me on my dining room table. My fingers click away on my [...]

The Kingdom Comes Through Us

Have you ever been comforted, known peace, joy, love, faithfulness, goodness, or been sustained in other ways through the Spirit of God?  Have you been touched or helped by God through another person?  God's grace is manifested in so many unique and surprising ways. When we are blessed, it's not to hoard the blessings, or [...]