Tips For Living a Healthy Life With Faith



What To Do When Your Kids Say “No Fair!”

If you spend any amount of time with kids, whether summer break at home, teaching in a classroom, or volunteering at church, you are going to hear the words, "No fair!" before long. If you are like me, the constant negotiations of daily squabbles can be maddening. "No...

Extra Crispy Homemade Waffles

Are you searching for a waffle recipe that creates fresh, delicious, crispy waffles? This recipe hits the mark in every way. There is a key ingredient that leads to these waffles crispness -- cornstarch replaces some of the flour. I was surprised at how much...

For When You Desperately Need A Miracle

Do you desperately need a miracle? Last Sunday at church, this was the Bible reading: And when Jesus had crossed again in the boat to the other side, a great crowd gathered about him, and he was beside the sea. Then came one of the rulers of the synagogue, Jairus by...


I Offer What I Have

I Offer What I Have

I sang for a funeral recently.  I’m not the best singer you'll hear.  I don’t say this to garner compliments or with false modesty.  I’m decent enough but I know there are others who can do it much better. My voice is somewhat rusty.  I had much more practice in my...

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Built on the Rock

Built on the Rock

  Built on the Rock This morning in worship we sang the hymn, "Built on the Rock" from Lutheran Service Book.  I love a variety of music in worship - traditional hymns, contemporary songs, liturgy I grew up speaking and singing, words that are new. I was reminded...

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