Provide information about public issues; of course, don’t advise about voting; remain humble with your opinions.
A way to live: “If it doesn’t kill you , you will grow by it.” Life brings stresses and strains. Face them and cope with them. You will grow by it. Don’t forget that there really is a Spirit working in us to help us to endure and to grow. [Suggested by Matthew 25:14-30] More […]
Have the valor to hold fast to hope.
A way we are living: “Fail to plan and you plan to fail,” said my sales manager. Failing to plan means you are counting on others to help you out when times are tight. Don’t settle for the best you can do when caught short. Plan ahead so you can do your best when times […]
I discovered this verse recently. The RSV has it right – “deeds of power” – dunamis – our word “dynamic” comes from it. “As he was … Luke 19:37.
Ask the hard questions within the church for the sake of the world.
“Not survival of the fittest” but building a community and supporting the common good make a species survive. “Religion is the best antidote to the individualism of the consumer age.”
Summer gifts: the sheer abundance of blossoms on the rhododendron – a blossom on every branch! A fresh meeting with our Creator and our Creator’s handiwork.
Crucifixion is a horrible death, the body writhes to relive pain, and death comes by suffocation.
Be active and speak up on issues of love and justice.