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The Secret of Contentment

If anyone is qualified to talk about contentment, it is the Apostle Paul. He was a man who experienced what it was like to have power, wealth and prestige among his people. Yet he also was knew what it was like to be beaten, abused, flogged, and thrown into the cold, dark depths of a […]

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DID YOU KNOW? God Wants You to Hold on.

Read: Romans 5:1-5 “We also glory in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance character; and character hope.  And hope does not put us to shame, because love has been poured out into our hearts through the Holy Spirit…” (Romans 5:4-5) I went on a roller coaster for the first time in […]

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A Rusty Old Nail

I was about to exit the sanctuary after the Easter event was over when a woman came running up to me in a frenzy, “Don’t leave without your gift!” Then she handed it to me and scurried off to catch another woman who had apparently forgotten hers too. Since the mood for the women-only event […]

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What is Love?

“Love is when someone makes me smile when I’m tired.” “Love is when mom takes a sip of dad’s coffee before giving it to him to make sure it tastes just right.” “Love is walking the dog when it’s below zero outside.” There are so many ways to define love. So many ways of expressing […]

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DEAR ALI: Single AND Joyful?

Dear Ali, I want to live life to the fullest, single or married, and I am exploring possibilities of things I can do to make this a reality. Can you provide some insights into how you live life to the fullest regardless of your relationship ‘status’?    Dear Reader, First of all, I think its […]

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