OPEN WIDE YOUR HEARTS

Prayer Starters 7/26/21-8/1/21: M: To use your gifts to help others;T: For safety and goodwill at the Olympics;W: To live in your full potential;TH: To be aware of God Moments;F: To respect the personhood of people of all ages;SA: To be grounded by your faith;SU: To enjoy each moment.

….YOU ARE SOMEBODY….….. Sunday, 7/18/2021…. … Home Communion …

Barriers between people. Divisiveness, violence, emotional upheaval, fear. This is not who we were created to be! We were made for so much more. We were made to be in relationship, to teach and learn without judgment, to be overflowing in joy and love, peace and patience, goodness and generosity. The celebration of Christ’s TableContinue reading “….YOU ARE SOMEBODY….….. Sunday, 7/18/2021…. … Home Communion …”

STEPPING OUT .. 7/15/2021 …Thriving on Thursday

I have a tendency to pull away into my own world, especially if there is conflict. I have discovered that no matter what our personalities or coping traits are, we can step out in faith. And, in stepping out, it is okay if we don’t get it all right, as long as we are livingContinue reading “STEPPING OUT .. 7/15/2021 …Thriving on Thursday”

CAN’T TOUCH THIS!….. 07/07/2021……. Wednesday Welcome

What are some of the things you know not to touch? A hot stove! A roaring fire! Poison ivy! Poisonous creatures! In King David’s day, according to 2 Samuel, this list included the Holy Ark of The Covenant. (Think Raiders of the Lost Ark) It was feared and yet also desired as it was consideredContinue reading “CAN’T TOUCH THIS!….. 07/07/2021……. Wednesday Welcome”

Popeye, the Sailor Man, with Spinach……… July 2, 2021 … Friday

Do you remember Popeye? When he needed strength, he popped open a can of spinach and poured it in. Paul makes a similar statement that he is fine when people call him weak because that lets the power of Christ show through him. For the celebrations of Independence Day in America, I am grateful andContinue reading “Popeye, the Sailor Man, with Spinach……… July 2, 2021 … Friday”