Many people ask me what faith is and I’ve learned the more I try to explain the more quizzical their faces becomes. Today in service I heard a phrase that is now my always and final answer to that question. Faith is when you have everything to gain; and nothing to lose.
.The children had all been photographed, and the teacher was trying to persuade them each to buy a copy of the group picture. ‘Just think how nice it will be to look at it when you are all grown up and say, ‘There’s Jennifer, she’s a lawyer,’ or ‘That’s Michael, He’s a doctor.’ A small … More From the mouth of babes
A Sunday school teacher was discussing the Ten Commandments with her five and six-year-olds. After explaining the commandment to ‘honor’ thy Father and thy Mother, she asked, ‘Is there a commandment that teaches us how to treat our brothers and sisters?’ Without missing a beat one little boy (the oldest of a family) answered, ‘Thou … More Out of the mouths of babes
I love changing up my theme, it’s a good thing to do and I enjoy playing around with the look of things. However, when I research how to fix it and it repeatedly doesn’t work, and I literally have to stop myself from throwing my tablet across the room, there’s a problem.
I had a feeling this assignment would be coming up and after all of the comments I left or posts I liked. There was only one that had me spinning a story in my head directly as I read it. Have you ever had the one story you read that you can’t concentrate because it is … More Commandment 9 “Love thy neighbor”
Blogging is rough. I started writing (creating) a blog about 3 years ago. I have written for some small town papers, a few things for my current job, and just things for friends and family really. But a target audience? Picture here if you will, a bulls eye and my face on it. I recently … More Day 4…”Target” audience…Maybe I should leave my gun at home?
A simple phrase yet when separated by a period gives two very different meanings. Writing space. Writing. Space. I write where I write. Normally at my lab top with a glass of wine, sometimes plugged into the local restaurants bar rail. At home at the kitchen table…no, not so much. Not my thing. Sitting cross-legged … More Writing space