Rest, In Response to Fear

Scripture Resource Passages: Matthew 11:28-30 American poet Barbara Veech graciously consented to share these words. I am honored to provide them through the site. Pause and rest And notice shadowed patterns             On a leaf. Listen as the delirious mockingbird             Delights in each day. Breathe breezes blown             From far away. And…  Stop and rest And swayContinue reading “Rest, In Response to Fear”

Just for you?

Resource Scripture Passage: John 20:19-29             Fear marked the gathering. Not everyone made to it the assembly point. They were meeting in the doorway’s shadow to death. Thus, they barred the door (John 20:19). They were keeping a wise social distance. Not because of a virus, though they were each infectious—tainted by the presence of the man fromContinue reading “Just for you?”

Inquisitive Child to World-class Philosopher

Scripture Resource Passage: Acts 17:16-34                    God uses scientific, philosophical and spiritual education in establishing pathways of communication. Perhaps, long ago and once upon two times it happened, just like this…                    Ara was a child prodigy. He was always talking about the stars. Many nights his family would find him sketching stars onto a smoothed section ofContinue reading “Inquisitive Child to World-class Philosopher”

A Strategy for Fearful Times

March 13, 2020 Scripture Resource Passage: 1 Peter 4:7-11             Joanna chose a wise strategy in the ongoing project of clarifying her business’ purpose and focus. The statement affirms: “The Non-profit Assistance Center supports community groups who provide for individuals with special needs in Northwest Indiana.”              Crafting a purpose statement for your life’s business significantly impacts bothContinue reading “A Strategy for Fearful Times”

Alone and Lonely;Waiting for God

Resource Scripture passage: John 5:1-16              Walking into the waiting room Bill looked for empty chairs. Shaking his head, he chose a corner section buffered with empty seats around him. The latest medical information was awful. Could he feel more alone right now than at any other time in his life?              He quietly sat on aContinue reading “Alone and Lonely;Waiting for God”