Contemplation, Family Life, Goals and Achievements, Spiritual Life

You Matter.

I liked this quote I just read by Nancy Wolgemuth: “…But the goal of it all [service towards others based from a heart of kindness, not just a checklist of chores] is to show others the goodness of Christ - on a practical, personal, you-matter-to-me basis.” Service and kindness for the sake of the concept… Continue reading You Matter.

Contemplation, Culture, Spiritual Life

Refocusing on the Gospel in the midst of Covid

“For you were called to freedom, brothers. Only do not use your freedom as an opportunity for the flesh; but through love serve one another. For the whole law is fulfilled in one word: ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’ But if you bite and devour one another, watch out that you are not… Continue reading Refocusing on the Gospel in the midst of Covid

Contemplation, Culture, Spiritual Life

When Racial Violence Occurs…

My heart has been so heavy this week it’s been hard to think. I am so thankful for the comfort and teaching from the heart of God which we heard from the pulpit this morning, and this passage which was used as a benediction. It helped me to process part of why my heart is… Continue reading When Racial Violence Occurs…

Contemplation

Does Racial Justice Begin in the Home?

[Link to a video at the bottom of this post] Wow. Search YouTube for interviews with Morgan Freeman and Denzel Washington on racism. Seriously. I haven’t watched all there is, but I’ve watched a few and really appreciated their points of view. Here’s a snippet of one interview with Denzel Washington:The interviewer asked in reference… Continue reading Does Racial Justice Begin in the Home?