Posts tagged “Kindness”
The problem with coping mechanisms
Each day seems to bring a new announcement or policy concerning the pandemic that challenges our normal way of life. At the church where…
Not the same
Since 2013, I’ve worked as an elderly companion. While caring for my first client, I met a lively British lady who lived through WWII….
The Corona Survival Guide for Couples
Day 1 The #1 thing for couples to do Healthy relationships were already hard enough. Creating and maintaining a you-first, quick-to-listen, how-can-I-help relationship took…
During corona, your pastor needs you
The other day, the pastors at our congregation wanted to make sure our church was making it through the new world that the coronavirus…
Sitting with you
This is not what I intended to write. For a month now, I’ve had a topic chosen, and it’s been rattling around my mind…
In a corona world, love like a local
I made the mistake (again) of checking the news today. The headlines (again) were global. “America may be at its most dangerous point.” “Italy…
Coronavirus: The marathon you didn’t sign up for
The Corona 5K officially turned into a marathon. I could almost see the finish line of my 14-day, post-Israel self-quarantine when the news dropped….
As we were leaving a picnic, my daughter spoke up, “I want to go with Grandma.” I piped up, “Ah, but does Grandma want…
Sins of the sons
I know about pain that doesn’t go away. I wrote a book about it. I’m writing about it again, but not because of my…
Don’t Block God’s Blessings
Watch the entire devotional series from this week, as Pastor Jon recounts the little known story of Mephibosheth to help us see how God blesses us regardless of the challenges in our lives.
Can You Help Those Who Can’t Help Themselves?
Why should you show love and kindness to those who don’t deserve it?
Take People at Their Word
What do you do when you think someone is lying to you?