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 …

Mary’s Song

For our Advent series this year, we are drawing on some favorites from the past. Today's blog was written by Renee Meyer in 2016 for our series called The Songs of Christmas. I know you will enjoy reading it again as much as I did. As protestant believers, we don’t spend a lot of time …

Awaken to His Coming

This is a great time of year to talk about AWAKENING! We’re celebrating the greatest wake-up call in the history of everything. Here's how it's described in Matthew 4 as quoted from Isaiah's prophesy: “The people who were sitting (living) in [spiritual] darkness have seen a great Light,And for those who were sitting (living) in the land and shadow of [spiritual and …

Redeeming Wonder

By Jeanne Johnson May we never lose our wonder. Wide-eyed. Mystified. May we be just like a child . . . [1] Wonderful. That which excites or calls forth wonder. I love that description. What calls forth wonder, awe, marvel, the miraculous? Can we lose our wonder? How can we redeem our wonder? More specifically, how can …