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Through the Fire

  We are pleased to welcome Susan Van Volkenburgh, author of , to our series "Where is God?". Imagine, if you will, that you are an Israelite in Jerusalem and the army of Assyria is encamped against your walls. All the nations around you have fallen. Jerusalem is the last city standing, your city, Zion, which God had promised to protect. Isaiah 49:14 speaks of the people’s … [Read More...]

Enough Grace for Today – Memorizing Matthew 6:33-34

Our time together in Matthew 6 is coming to an end. Thanks to all who participated, who prayed, who read Jesus’s words with us each week. This final week of memorization concludes with an important and beautiful message from Jesus: 33 But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you. 34 Therefore do not be anxious about tomorrow, for tomorrow … [Read More...]

God and Special Needs

Note: I'll speak in this post from the perspective of a mother of a child with multiple medical and developmental special needs. This perspective is not meant to be all-encompassing. You may feel the same way about some aspects and very different about others. My hope is that we can find common, encouraging ground together within faith and special needs, or that this post may help increase empathy … [Read More...]

How Our Beliefs Affect Our Emotions

After a local musical performance of The Little Mermaid, Jr., a little three-year-old girl, Tori, bounced excitedly out to the lobby to meet the actors. Still dressed in their costumes, the characters … [Read More...]

More than a still life

A “still life” is an artist’s rendering of inanimate objects, such as a painting of a bowl of fruit. These inactive, dormant objects do nothing but sit still. They are not active in the painting. The … [Read More...]

Love Sees Opportunities

I keep saying that my children are teaching me more about life and love than I think I'll ever be able to teach them. They notice things. They notice to wonder at birds in the trees, or flowers … [Read More...]

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