Category Archives: General

Remembering Memorial Day

Memorial Day is for those who have died serving our country, defending us from those who would want to hurt us. I know we get it mixed up with just honoring the military (which is always good to do anyway) … Continue reading

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Are You on a Mission?

I was listening to a song on Sunday morning before church, and it somehow (I’m still not quite sure how) impressed upon me something that had been escaping me for a while now. You can listen to the song below, … Continue reading

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The Problem With Rules

A lot of people think that religion and faith are based on rules. If you do all the right things, you are living out your faith and following your religion, right? And when you mess up, then you have somehow … Continue reading

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Does Ash Wednesday Mean Anything to You?

Today is the first day of Lent, which some call Ash Wednesday. If you grew up as I did, in a Lutheran church, you may have experienced going to church on Ash Wednesday and getting ashes applied to your forehead … Continue reading

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Attitude is Everything

My son starts football doubles today—practice all morning, moms feed them lunch at the school, then practice all afternoon. Last night he appeared at the bottom of the stairs as he often does when he wants to ask me something. … Continue reading

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Answers to Prayer

Guest Post by Kathleen Wills This is my first guest post for this blog. Kathleen is a dear friend of many years who attends church with me. From what I have seen, she is having a time of intense study … Continue reading

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4 Ways I Put God Last This Week (How Many of These Can You Relate To?)

photo credit: Flickr Seek the Kingdom of God above all else, and live righteously, and he will give you everything you need. –Matthew 6:33 (NLT) It’s smack dab in the middle of winter, and where I live, we are experiencing … Continue reading

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When You Have Nothing to Say to God

  photo credit: Flickr I have had a vicious case of “blogger’s block” for over a week now. I fully intended to post a new musing last week, but no topics presented themselves. Instead, I did a few small sewing … Continue reading

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New Beginnings

Part of me hates making New Year’s Resolutions. There’s so much pressure to get it right this time and not to mess up. How many have you broken this year so far? I made mine very open-ended this year, which … Continue reading

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A Prayer for September 11th

God of Heaven, We bring to You today our sorrow and grief for the tragedy that took place 13 years ago on September 11th, 2001. We continue to grieve for the families that lost loved ones on that terrible day, … Continue reading

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