Life Apps

Life apps are short texts and reflections to spur member mission on a weekly basis. Each week, we offer a reflection and several quotes. To read the entire week's entry, click on its title.

Life Apps for the week of 3/1/15 to 3/7/15

A way to live: To what extent are love and justice the values we strive to follow?  Sure, we fall short at times.  Do we try again admitting our wrong but wiser for the experience?  When we live this way, life continues to open up for us and for all around us.  All with God’s […]

Life Apps for the week of 2/22/15 to 2/28/15

A way to live: Our decisions can make or break this planet.  Let’s learn from our country’s Indians.  They estimate the impact of a decision by thinking through its consequences for the next seven generations.  Let’s learn to think through the consequences of our private and public decisions for the next seven generations. [A way […]

Life Apps for the week of 2/15/15 to 2/21/15

A way to live: Who is your model for living? Be realistic about what your model did. What did it cost your model to do it? Are you willing to bear the same cost? If not, calculate how far you could go and when and how you will start walking in that general direction. [A […]

Life Apps for the week of 2/8/2015 to 2/14/15

A way to live: “Some of that big splinter may still be in your finger. Don’t worry; your body will push it out,” said the doctor. The doctor trusts your body to be part of healing. Share that trust by listening to what your body tells you. It’s one of the ways God wills our […]

Life Apps for the week of 2/1/15 to 2/7/15

A way to live: Do you ever get impatient with social conventions?  With RSVP’s?  With certain dress for certain occasions?   With cards to ill friends?  Be patient.  Social conventions open the door for more serious conversations and work together. [Suggested by I Corinthians 8:1-13; why not to eat meat dedicated to idols] Monthly Readings Community […]

Life Apps for the Week of 1/18/15 to 1/24/15

A way to live: Who are your heroes and heroines?  Do you want to be known for what they are known for?  What criteria govern your choice?  Capacity for loving and caring, for fairness and justice?  Or upward mobility and high income?  “Choose you this day whom you will follow.” [Suggested by John 1:43-51]  

Life Apps for the weeks of 12/28/14 to 1/10/15

A  way to live: You are one of the wise men coming to see who lies under that star.  While you are wise in many ways, you always have more to learn so you come.  Then leave to use your gifts to enlighten the world.  When darkness threatens, the Spirit will help you to keep […]

Life Apps for the week of 12/21/14 to 12/27/14

A way to live: Can you act on your inner convictions?  Do check whether or not an inner conviction can be done and life will be better off.  If the answer to both is yes, do it.  Need help to do it?  Offer one of your most fervent prayers for the help you need. [Suggested […]

Life Apps for the week of 12/7/14 to 12/13/14

A way to live: For whom or what will you open the door?  Is there someone you can help into your circle of friends or into some cause you believe in?  Do consider doing it.  Is there some cause you can help along by joining?  This could be the time to do it. [Suggested by […]

Life Apps for the week of 11/30/14 to 12/6/14

A way to live: For whom or what will you open the door? Is there someone you can help into your circle of friends or into some cause you believe in? Do consider doing it. Is there some cause you can help along by joining? This could be the time to do it. [Suggested by […]