God Moments

My Silver Bracelet

Two and half weeks ago I received a silver bracelet. It is not fancy, but rather very plain. Since putting it on I have had several people ask me if it is a hospital bracelet, so I suppose it bears a strong resemblance. Each time, it has been a privilege to share the reason I… Continue reading My Silver Bracelet

God Moments

When the Church Forgets its Calling, Part 2

Every hair is perfectly in place. Her make-up is tastefully applied by a careful hand and her clothes are chosen with care.  This is a woman who takes care with her appearance.  She might not be the most beautiful woman in the room, but she carries herself with pride and confidence.  She appears to be… Continue reading When the Church Forgets its Calling, Part 2

God Moments

When the Church Forgets its Calling, Part 1

My sister was recently in town visiting.  I love spending time with her. There are fifteen years that separate our births, so for many years I looked at Sarah with a more maternal feeling.  In the last few years, our relationship has grown into one of mutual friendship and I love it.  Recently, Sarah was… Continue reading When the Church Forgets its Calling, Part 1

God Moments

Abiding in Christ

What does the Word of God do for us? Why should I bother reading the Word of God? What is in it for me? These are common thoughts, even if the person thinking them doesn’t actually voice them. Our time is very valuable, because we are busy people! Why should we sit and read the… Continue reading Abiding in Christ