Tips For Living a Healthy Life With Faith



Why We Don’t “Forget” Who Is Adopted

Lately I've read of several different families who, like our family, have both biological children and adopted children. These families struggle with how to answer when people ask, "Which kids are yours and which are adopted?" In an effort to show the importance of...

A True Sign of Character

When a person is able to go through great personal loss yet retain his or her sense of humor, to me that shows great character -- and faith. "...that you may not grieve as others do who have no hope" 1 Thessalonians 4:13 Jeff Marshall is taking a personal leave from...

I Don’t Love You

I Don't Love You "I love my brother," Zack tells me. "Awe, that's wonderful, honey." "He shares his Legos with me. I love him. I don't love you." "You don't love me? How about, you love me AND you love your brother? You can love two people at the same time." Zack...


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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