Take steps to prepare for disaster

Take steps to prepare for disaster

Now that it is officially tornado season and our area has already had one touch down, it’s time to review our family and workplace emergency pla...

April 20th, 2018 |  


Adapting old favorites to new tastes

Adapting old favorites to new tastes

My son, Daniel, was an omnivore for the first three decades of his life. He consumed his share of meat products (and maybe someone else’s share ...

April 20th, 2018 |  


Gloria’s family grows again

Gloria’s family grows again

It was Saturday morning, the children and I were all eager to have daddy home for the day. After breakfast and family devotions Daniel headed out to d...

April 20th, 2018 |  



Spring cleaning checklist should include your fridge and pantry

Spring cleaning checklist should include your fridge and pantry

I’ve noticed that sometimes, my refrigerator has a stale odor. How can I determine what’s causing the smell, and most importantly, how can...

April 20th, 2018 |  


How ‘salty’ are you?

How ‘salty’ are you?

Last week we talked about being obedient to God and if we are, then God promises us the abundant life. That sounds like a pretty good “trade-off...

April 20th, 2018 |  


My somber longing for summer

My somber longing for summer

My favorite time of the year is summer and I don’t care what the Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage says. Summer is what I live for especially h...

April 20th, 2018 |  


Desert days and nights

Desert days and nights

Life happens. I found myself softly repeating this little truth often recently. It happens when something so unexpected comes upon us that we feel lik...

April 20th, 2018 |  


Want to help the world? Resolve conflicts

Want to help the world? Resolve conflicts

In a world riven by tension, there’s one skill that stands above all others: the ability to resolve conflict. It is the paramount challenge of o...

April 17th, 2018 |  


Protecting net neutrality

Protecting net neutrality

High-speed Internet is an absolute necessity, and the free flow of information is vital to our everyday lives. It impacts the way we live, work, study...

April 17th, 2018 |  


A leap of faith, in yourself

A leap of faith, in yourself

We’ve all had those moments when we were handed some task that seemed, at least on the surface, to be completely beyond our ability. We might ha...

April 17th, 2018 |