Abundance, Scarcity and Generosity

For many years, I have been thinking about a phrase spoken by Jesus that I believe represents His mission statement: “I have come that you may have life and have it more abundantly.” A more abundant life—what would that look like? Does that mean more money? Food?...

The “C” Word

I am by nature, a leader. Not that I try to be, or grew up hoping to be, I just struggle when things are stagnant and know they could be better. The fluctuating rules of COVID have left me in a state of frustration. Just when I think we have figured out a workable...

In the Water But, Not of the Water

When I was in college, I took a class that required a weigh-in at the beginning of the quarter so that we could get an accurate body fat reading. The class was an exercise and health class, so don’t jump to body shaming here, I’m ok. What I learned from this was that...

Christmas Kindness

It’s a better world at Christmas. Christmas spirit is such an amazing thing that you can feel it in a busy department store. Just about twelve months ago I stood in long lines at stores I would not have been in but for the holiday, and experienced a brand of human...

Yokes of Rest

This continues to be a year of searching for many people on our little blue planet. Some continue to search for treasure or pleasure, but many are highly aware that they need to find peace. I think Jesus’ words “You will find rest for your soul” may describe what we...