Listening to our Children

But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, easy to be entreated, full of mercy and good fruits, without variance, without hypocrisy.            James 3:17 ASV When driving through a snowstorm or rush hour traffic it helps to turn on some easy listening music. The soothing sound of the melodies can calm…

Trust the Catcher! — My Pastoral Ponderings

As we fly through this stressful, unpredictable year, Henri Nouwen offers a wonderful metaphor and image to cling to, that we can trust the Catcher. Trust the Catcher! — My Pastoral Ponderings I don’t reblog many posts but this wonderful illustration and story from Pastor Lawrence so touched my heart that I felt compelled to share…

Getting to Sing by Christmas

Oh sing to the Lord a new song; sing to the Lord , all the earth! Psalm 96:1 ESV It seems that the door is just beginning to reopen to nursing home ministry if only just a crack. I cannot yet go into a facility nor can the residents come out. But what we were…

Even If – Alisha Mullett

This morning I would like to introduce you to Alisha Mullett. Her testimony is both touching and powerful and I have been so blessed as I began to listen to her family’s story and music recently. No matter what crisis you are experiencing today; we can all identify with Alisha’s battle and draw strength by…

The Prayer Investment

Do unto others as you would have them do unto you. In this is all the law and the prophets. Matthew 7:12 Most of us have learned and pay at least lip service to the golden rule. Maybe a parent quoted this one day when we were tussling over a toy with our brothers or…