January 21, 2020

Life is meant to be lived one moment at a time. But we forget and plunge ahead and lose perspective. Read on as Really Blog Manager Carla Foote, puts us back on pace.  

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The Plodding Climb

By Carla Foote

Plodding up the steep hill gave me time to think. Mostly I...

January 14, 2020

Adria Wilkins offer a unique perspective on the unexpected, and often undesired, fragile moments in our lives.

Elisa

White Butterfly in January

By Adria Wilkins

Glancing out my office window one winter day in January something caught my eye.

"What is that?" I thought, "Oh,...

January 7, 2020

A Nest of Rest

By Elisa Morgan

I like God. Really, I do.

It's awesome to access the power available to very-human-me through the God of the universe. To be stuck in a stinky attitude and then reach out for divine perspective - and actually receive it - well, it's just WOW...

December 31, 2019

About a year ago I decided to give in. No, I decided to embrace. Gray. I've never looked back. But I was more than ready. Read on as dear friend, Leslie Leyland Fields processes her feelings about gray ... and more.

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Going Gray (or Blue) at 62

By Leslie Leyland Field...

December 24, 2019

This carol is based on a poem written by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. He penned the poem on Christmas Day, 1863, during the American Civil War. This honest depiction of hope in the midst of despair resonates throughout the centuries at Christmas. We celebrate the realit...

December 17, 2019

Baby Jesus

By Elisa Morgan

Every year when I pull out Christmas decorations, I find one box containing multiple nativities that I've collected over the years. Confession: I'm not so much into the fancy-filigreed, gold-glittered versions that make Jesus look like the real...

December 10, 2019

What are you waiting for? And how well are you waiting? Laura Savage-Rains turns our attention to a surprising woman who waited well.

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Find Joy in the Waiting

By Laura Savage-Rains

Are there any yummy smells coming from your oven these days? Do you find it hard to wai...

December 3, 2019

It's oh-so-easy to let our need to earn money for practical living reasons take over the work we love - and are called to do. Read on as Elisabeth Klein directs our thoughts.

Elisa

Money and Ministry

By Elisabeth Klein

You can't pay the bills with a Facebook message from a...

November 26, 2019

We may not really recognize the power of a simple act of kindness ... until in a moment of need, we are the recipient. Read Jane Jarrell's thankful discovery.

Elisa

Soul Food: An Unexpected Taste of Kindness

By Jane Jarrell

It was a regular Wednesday monthly staff meeting...

November 19, 2019

Every Square Inch

By Elisa Morgan

We'd already reviewed the upstairs and the main floor when I opened the door to the basement and led my new friend down to the final rooms in my home. She was there to help me remove pieces from each room in preparation for selling my ho...

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