Steady On

In these times we're experiencing, I'm grateful for the extra words of understanding we get in the Amplified version of 1 Corinthians 13:7: "LOVE . . . hopes all things [remaining steadfast during difficult times]." A love like that goes far beyond the way we often consider our hope. How often do we hope for …

Trust is the Key

By Mary Wenzl “Agape.” This was the Greek word chosen by Paul to describe the kind of love Christians should have for each other in 1 Corinthians 13:4-7. This type of love requires a deliberate choice be made by the person wanting to express love, rather than concentrating on the one who is the recipient of …

Love in Action

By Courtney Lee Early in the quarantine, I donned some disposable gloves and a mask and went to Super Saver in the dark of the night to “stock up.” I just felt the need to protect my family’s stomachs in case of an apocalyptic event. The cart was very full and when I got home, …

Honoring Others

By Sheryl Murray I have someone in my life who is difficult. She often ridicules my cooking, my parenting, and my life in general. You know the kind--someone who points out when you’ve gained a pound or used the wrong word.  I’d steer clear of her, but she’s a relative. I try to just ignore …

Not Prideful

By Courtney Lee “Yes, of course I remember that night. . . . It started with Jesus asking John and me to go on ahead and get the Passover meal prepared. We had become accustomed to asking strangers odd things at this point. It was going fine until Jesus made it very apparent we had …