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Part Four: A Beautiful Mess

Sometimes you get run over by something beautiful as well.

We once held an Easter sunrise service in GAR Park, near the center of the city. 1,039 more words


Tidbits to Inspire October 23rd, 2014

Today I have double the inspiration for you!

Card Drawn: Balance Career and Home Life

Ascended Master: Isis

Deck: Doreen Virtue’s Ascended Masters Oracle Cards… 700 more words

Doreen Virtue

Sermon – Matthew 22.15-22, P24, YA, October 19, 2014

Today’s gospel lesson is one of those funny lessons in the Bible that is often quoted, but frequently misconstrued.  Jesus’ says, “Give therefore to the emperor the things that are the emperor’s, and to God the things that are God’s.”  As one scholar points out, “Some people point to this passage as proof that God and politics should be kept separate — that things like taxes have absolutely nothing to do with one’s theological commitments.   1,407 more words

Legacy of Blessing

My dad left a lot when he passed away. He left a house, a car, clothes and his beloved books.   He left co-workers and friends who loved him. 652 more words


Read (and Watch) This and Decide How You Can Give Back to the World

(link to watch is at the bottom of this post)

These are the days of the open hand
They will not be the last
Look around now… 297 more words


Providing for the Saints: Manicured Lawns, New Cars, or Spreading The Gospel?

Romans 15:23-33 — This passage today is about provision. The work of the church is about provision. Providing for missions, providing for other Christians in need, providing through prayer. 1,107 more words

A Little Girl Named Katelyn

This past weekend Terry and I joined the celebration of the 60th anniversary of Pilgrim Lutheran School in Houston. In 1966 I taught the fourth grade there for four months, filling in for a young mother on maternity leave. 491 more words