Our voices and our choices make a difference

Our voices and our choices make a difference

I would like to send out a word of encouragement to all of you.  If you read this blog post each week, you know I believe in “voting our choices” by choosing how we spend our time and money. Our “voices” matter in this culture, even if we choose not to shout.  In...
Do you have faith for the future?

Do you have faith for the future?

I watched the GOP presidential debate last week with hope. After the debate, I realized my hope for our country isn’t based on any certainties. America will always be one election away from better times, worse times, troubling times, or times of peace and...
Who are your forever friends?

Who are your forever friends?

Last week, through tears, I looked at a crowd of women who will be friends forever. I may not see them each week, but I will think of them often on Thursday mornings, knowing they are together for Bible study. As I told them, it isn’t hard to go, it’s just hard to...
The day “Hosanna” changed

The day “Hosanna” changed

It’s Easter week.  Jesus rode victoriously into Jerusalem to the shouts of “Hosanna, blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord” (John 12:13).  Days later, Jesus was led out of Jerusalem, in agony, to the sneers and jeers of people who didn’t know they...
What do you hope for?

What do you hope for?

I was able to get my first vaccine, and I drove home with a scheduled date for my second shot—and lots of hope. We have a lot to look forward to in the months ahead—probably. It is a unique joy when an unknowable hope becomes a reality. I’m thrilled that I will be...