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God sightings, Living in Faith, Scripture verses

What Daisies Teach Us About Faith

Friday was National Daisy Day. I’ve always loved daisies because I think they’re such happy-looking flowers. I’m apparently not the only one who thinks this, based on a bit of digging into the meanings people associate with daisies. The best part is, many traits associated with daisies can also teach us about our faith and… Continue reading What Daisies Teach Us About Faith

Living in Faith, Scripture verses

MLK: Speaking up and stepping out

We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope. Faith is taking the first step, even when you don’t see the whole staircase. Forgiveness is not an occasional act. It is a permanent attitude. I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear. These wise words are just… Continue reading MLK: Speaking up and stepping out

Living in Faith, Scripture Lessons, What I've Learned Lately

5 minutes a day to make 2022 different

“What will you do to make this season different?”   Our pastor challenged us with that question — and a few others — during our 2021 Ash Wednesday service as we began the season of Lent leading to Easter. It’s a question I thought about quite a bit during different times over the next several months… Continue reading 5 minutes a day to make 2022 different

Living in Faith, Scripture Lessons, Scripture Saturday, Scripture verses

Pondering things during Advent season

As we draw closer to Christmas, I am absolutely honored to be a guest blogger for my friend Barbara Latta. It's called "What are you pondering during this Advent season?" and focuses on the verse from the Christmas story that says: But Mary treasured up all these things and pondered them in her heart. (Luke… Continue reading Pondering things during Advent season