Do You Observe Lent?

Do You Observe Lent?

I have to say I’m typically not a big crier. I have to admit I do cry at times but perhaps I’m often too stoic. I found myself a few nights ago just needing a good cry. I thought of all the people struggling with loss and in deep grief. Then I thought of those who are...
Loving When It’s Hard

Loving When It’s Hard

My ego almost caused me to walk right past an incredible blessing. There she was, standing down the hallway of the church. Just seeing her there stirred up that red-hot feeling from months ago that made fire run from my gut to my cheeks. You see, I happened to walk in...
Redemptive Love

Redemptive Love

Many years ago, as my calendar page flipped to reveal the month of February, I would begin to withdraw.. Shadows that remained tucked neatly behind closed doors in my mind made their way to the front to remind me of how stained this month and the looming holiday were....
Love You More

Love You More

As a teacher of language and culture, I think often about how the culture we live in makes us who we are, teaches us what is important, and how that is reflected in our lives through word and action. I don’t think anyone would disagree that our 21st century culture...
Servant Love

Servant Love

About 12 1/2 years ago I got my foot caught between a boat and a dock on a very windy day and when I pulled it out I tore many of the ligaments in my ankle. Looking back, I’m thankful I didn’t lose my foot in the accident.  Then six months after that I was in San...
Serve One Another in Love

Serve One Another in Love

It’s the month of love and we have some pretty fun things planned around here for this coming month! The Lifetime Remedy team met in January to discuss what February could look like and we were all very impressed by the way one of our members celebrated Valentines...