Wednesday, July 22, 2015

The Whole Story by Lexi Berndt

"The whole story is this: God is God, in life and in death."

This is a very powerful blog post about faith in God by a mother who experienced the death of her baby boy.

Thursday, April 2, 2015

The Fullness of Our Joy on Sadder-Days and Sundays

Jennifer Dukes Lee: Welcome! | Jennifer Dukes Lee:
 "It’s been one of those seasons, where you feel the two sides of your heart tugged hard. One side of the heart is tugged toward the joy of heaven, secured by the Resurrection, which we are soon to celebrate. And the other side of the heart is tugged toward the pain of earth and all of […]"

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Michelle DeRusha | Real Stories. Real Life. Real Faith.

Michelle DeRusha | Real Stories. Real Life. Real Faith.: " When Easter Comes in a Thousand Unexpected Ways April 2, 2015 By Michelle
 I tend to get writer’s block during the week leading up to a major Christian holiday. I feel all this pressure to say something BIG and UNIQUE and IMPORTANT, to present you with prose that does justice to the magnitude of the moment. After all, I’m a Christian writer, right? I should be able to find something lovely and profound to say about Jesus’ resurrection for heaven’s sake. Don’t get me wrong. It’s not that I’m not grateful or don’t appreciate the momentousness of the occasion. I get, as much as my limited human brain can comprehend it, the magnitude of"...

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Saturday, March 7, 2015

Hummm and more...

All I can say is hummm. I have just looked through many of my old posts and the photos are there. Didn't go all the way back still... So why a few months ago did I not see many photos I had previously posted? A mystery.

Today the sun is out, the temperature is in the 50's and the snow is melting. We have had a roller coaster of a late fall and winter, as has much of the country. I believe in climate change because we are experiencing it! We had our biggest snows in mid-Missouri in February and the first part of March! Just a dusting or two of snow in December and January. 

I am working on my Women and the WORD Bible Study that we are just beginning. We are using Michelle DeRusha's book "50 Women Everying Christian Should Know: Learning from Heroines of the Faith." We have the Study Guide which groups several women under a theme, and has related Bible passages. 

Several of us read Michelle's book "Spiritual Misfit" and were very moved by it, and entertained with the author's humor. I highly recommend it.