Category Archives: Teach

Childhood, part deux

POD #14: Childhood, part deux This morning someone shared on Facebook about being childlike rather than childish.  It resonated because yesterday, I was definitely being childish.   I won’t defend that it was less childish than I have been in the … Continue reading

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Trust in the Waiting {#Write31Days}

Imagine waiting.  I don’t mean one to two days or even a week or year, but decades.  Imagine having the vision of where your going but not knowing how to get there.  Or worse, seeing  yourself going in the seemingly … Continue reading

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Trust in Insecurity {#Write31Days}

I remember being told that I was insecure.   I was shocked when the words left my pastor’s lips.  I was sitting there beside my husband in marriage counseling.  It was a challenge to this confident appearing lion personality.   It took some self-reflection … Continue reading

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Relationship, Understanding, and Tests{#Write31Days}

In Genesis 22 we find the story of Abraham and Isaac.  Abraham had been given a promise that seemed impossible back in Genesis 12:1-3.  The promise to become the father of many nations was first given when Abraham was seventy-five years … Continue reading

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Give

God has called us all to give. So many people think that they have nothing to offer. Yet, we all have just what we need to give.  God not only tells us what to give, who to give to, but also how … Continue reading

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Do We See?

I think we see what we have and what others don’t, but do we really stop and think about it?  Do we really see the difference?  Do we see that our community is weighted with suffering and burdened with injustice? … Continue reading

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Helping without hurting

There has been a lot written lately about when helping hurts.   There are so many people who want to meet the needs of others. They are well-meaning, but they don’t realize that there are times when our desire to help hurts … Continue reading

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Service needs

There are so many needs in my community.  Things that spark a passion in my heart – food banks, services to children who have been abused and neglected, services to the homeless, services to single parents and women, services to children … Continue reading

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Intentional in the Small Things

The tables filling the room were already set.  To anyone walking in to eat, things were prepared.  A folded napkin, knife and fork, and a small appetizer plate placed at each setting.  Yet he took notice of the tiny imperfection … Continue reading

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Training

Preach the word! Be ready in season and out of season. Convince, rebuke, exhort, with all longsuffering and teaching. II Timothy 4:12

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