Category Archives: Faith

Courage For a Life of Love

These are flame shaped cookies that helped us celebrate Pentecost, the coming of the Holy Spirit, 50 days after the resurrection.  We celebrate the power of the Holy Spirit to change lives. “Courage is not simply one of the virtues … Continue reading

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Hope for the Future

Love one another, even as I have loved you.  [John 13:34] They will know you are Christians by your love. Sometimes, the best of life seems to be captured in our memories of the past, the Good Old Days.  The … Continue reading

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We Are the Sheep of God’s Pasture

I don’t really like to think of myself as a sheep because they are somewhat stupid animals and I have prided myself on being a good student during my academic career.  But the truth is that I can also be … Continue reading

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Redirecting

I am directionally challenged.  I get lost easily and even have trouble in knowing which way to turn when I get off elevators.  I am very grateful for the new technology that gives us mapping programs.  My phone uses these … Continue reading

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Why do you wear a cross, if you do?

We have passed through Easter and heard the good news:  Christ is risen!  He is risen indeed!   Death has been defeated!  The cross is empty which has gotten me thinking about crosses. My mother collected crosses and had several favorites … Continue reading

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Afraid of the Good People in the Church & in the Bible?

Genesis 28:10-19a 10Jacob left Beer-sheba and went toward Haran. 11He came to a certain place and stayed there for the night, because the sun had set. Taking one of the stones of the place, he put it under his head … Continue reading

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Taking the Heat and saying Thank You

It is the middle of summer and the temperatures in South Texas are up to 99, 100, and sometimes more.  This is all the more noticeable to me since returning from a stay in the coolness of the mountains of … Continue reading

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