Thursday, January 26 – Reflections

Thursday, January 26 – Reflections

1 Peter 3:8-12 Parents wish we could go back and do a few things differently. Most of my regrets involve being quick to anger. So often, my reaction to a child’s bad decision is a harsh word. My response to their anger is anger of my own. We often speak emotionally...
Thursday, January 26 – Reflections

Wednesday, January 25 – Reflections

Psalm 27:7-14 Experiences in youth choir formed my faith. My music minister, Carol Greer, not only expected musical excellence, she explored with us the meaning of each word we sang. So when my thirty-year-old husband was dying of cancer, it was an old youth choir...
Thursday, January 26 – Reflections

Tuesday, January 24 – Reflections

Philippians 2:12-18 Our church recently released a podcast in which one of our minis- ters interviews the children of our congregation about scriptureand faith. Not surprisingly, the adults in the congregation love it! We love the simple innocence of their answers and...
Thursday, January 26 – Reflections

Monday, January 23 – Reflections

Ephesians 5:6-14 Humans have a complicated relationship with darkness. Who among us did not fear the dark as a child? The tiniest bump in the night sent me running to my parents’ room for reassurance. (I was convinced a monster caused it.) My teenage years came with...
Thursday, January 26 – Reflections

Sunday, January 22 – Reflections

1 Corinthians 1:10-18 I vividly remember a conversation my grandmother and I had during my childhood after a beloved minister left her church and the congregation was experiencing pain. “Ministers come and ministers go, but the Church is the Church,” Grandma Price...