Shout the Good News

By Mary Wenzl “Psst . . . Psst” “What?”  “Come closer, I have a secret to tell you.”  “Okay, what?” “Today in Bethlehem, a child was born who will be the King of the world.” “Wow, that is astounding!” “Yes! Now, tell no one. It is a secret. Keep the secret to yourself.” “Okay, I …

Fully Present

By Courtney Lee “Mom! Mommy… MOM!!!” (looking up from my phone) “Yes hunny?” “Watch!” (glancing their way) “Uh huh! Great job, sweetie.” (back to phone) “Mom! Did you see? Mom! Did you?” “Yep, baby! Good job.” “Mom! You’re not watching! How will you seeee meee if you’re not watching?” “I’m right here, love— like literally …

A Generous Heart

By Cheryl Hansen Generosity is a noun that is defined as a readiness or liberality in giving. Typically, generosity adds something of value to our character when we help someone else out. A lot of “feel good” emotions that give us the warm and fuzzy feelings are released when we surprise an unsuspecting person by …

Jesus Is God

For our third week of Advent, we throw back to 2014 and this post by Shereen which rings as true today as it did then. It comes up too often to ignore, to push aside and move on. Whether lingering over warm cups in my favorite coffee shop, sitting face-to-face at the kitchen table, or …