“Finding Hope”: A Lenten Reflection

image by cocoparisienne from Pixabay “I’ll be with you…day after day after day, right up to the end of the age.” ~Matthew 28:20 TRIALS…in our broken world Two years ago, I lost my father. While he had multiple health issues, it was mainly heart issues and chronic pulmonary disease that had him returning to and from […]

XOXOX Tip: Finding Your Five

“You’re blessed when you’re content with just who you are—no more, no less. That’s the moment you find yourselves proud owners of everything that can’t be bought. ~Matthew 5:5, The Message You know that feeling of self-doubt? That nudging from the inner critic that calls you out saying “who do you think you’re fooling?” Maybe […]

Blessed are the Peacemakers

“I’m so tired of all the divisiveness around us. I really want peace.” I say to my friend.“Well, there’s peace, and then there’s ‘Peace,’” she says.“I know, I want peace ‘Peace’, but peacemaking isn’t easy, especially these trying times.”“That’s why we’re a church,” she says. The work of the peacemaker is not for the meek. […]