#12DaysOfThanksgiving | Giving Thanks Despite Our Weaknesses

I have often told people, especially younger ones, not to overly worry about problem that is bothering them when they think about the future. I tell them the future is not yet now, and I often say to them, “when you get there, either the problem will no longer be there, or God will give … Continue reading #12DaysOfThanksgiving | Giving Thanks Despite Our Weaknesses

#12DaysOfThanksgiving | Rosie’s Thoughts on Thankfulness

Shortsightedness seems to be a weakness of mine. It is interesting that we have a hard time trusting that things will work out when there are storms in our lives, but once we are through them, we often see the strength that grew because of them. I once heard a story about scientists who were … Continue reading #12DaysOfThanksgiving | Rosie’s Thoughts on Thankfulness

A Series on Paul | Comforted and Caring

Scripture: 2 Corinthians 7:5-7 We have all been depressed at one point or another in our lives. Sometimes the reason or reasons are pretty obvious: an experience of grief or loss, stressful work environment, financial strain, illness, lack of rest, tension in relationship, lack of sunshine in winter, loneliness, or some other reasons that we … Continue reading A Series on Paul | Comforted and Caring

A Series on Paul| Comforted and Comforting

Scripture: 2 Corinthians 1:1-11 We have all experienced stress. When properly handled, stress is not a bad thing by itself. Stress reminds us to identify problems and implement proper problem-solving techniques. At times we were thrown off balance, however. We felt greatly pressured; we felt we could not take it anymore; we felt, hopefully not … Continue reading A Series on Paul| Comforted and Comforting