Dipping into the Community Pool: November 25

There’s been many good articles posted this week.  I hope you’ll take a little time out of your busy holiday weekend to be encouraged in the faith. More than Inspirational “Joni Eareckson Tada’s half-century as a quadriplegic and a disabilities advocate is far more than a story of human endurance. It’s a Christ-exalting example of […]

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Harvest Home (and some Thanksgiving Place Cards)

The wind is whirling through a stolid old oak tree outside my window, capturing leaves with its invisible fingers and twirling them like little ballerinas.  I love November with its vivd colors and chilly breezes and frosty nights, all playing their parts in the prelude to winter. November also reminds me of those brave souls […]

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Dipping into the Community Pool: November 18

This week there’s a couple of good articles on depression, which seems to increase during the winter holidays.  Also, a local church made a thoughtful Christmas video that you might like to watch with your children.  Add to this some thoughts on technology and Thanksgiving— it’s a wrap. No Longer Talking “Have you noticed that […]

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A Thanksgiving “Advent”

“Praise befits the upright,” says the psalmist (Psalm 33:1). I’ve been thinking about this simple little sentence all week, how our beauty is found in our praise and gratitude to God. Spurgeon put it this way: “What wings are to a bird, what fruit is to the tree, what the rose is to the thorn, […]

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