Using Our Gifts for God

Cherry sews for others and while she is sewing for them, she prays for them. Hazel cooks meals for others and prays for them while she is cooking Michelle crochets baby blankets for infants in the Neonatal Unit.  Her mother, Madeline, knits blankets for those at the local hospice center. So, what do all of these women have in common? […]

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Showing Kindness

  My heart broke for my boss.  She’d worked hard to plan a very special gathering.  Then only half of those that promised to come actually showed up. She’d worked for days planning, shopping and preparing everything for the gathering.  I could see the pain and disappointment on her face. Too often people RSVP for something and then think it’s […]

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Practice Kindness

At work a number of departments stop by to vent in my office.  All of our co-workers know that my colleague in my department and I will listen without repeating what we’ve heard. However, we have several co-workers who are so full of negativity it is almost suffocating. Many of us have found ourselves distancing ourselves away from these unfavorable […]

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His Kind of Love: Serve One Anther

Before the last supper, Jesus knelt down and washed the disciples feet. He humbled himself and served his disciples. In John 13, Jesus explained why he provided this service. “If I then, the Lord and the Teacher, washed your feet, you also ought to wash one another’s feet. For I gave you an example that you also should do as […]

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Love Your Enemies

We all long to be loved and get along with everyone we coming into contact with. Mother Theresa said, “The hunger for love is much more difficult to remove than the hunger for bread.” Loving those we are friends with is easy, but the hard part is loving those that are not nice to us. Even Jesus understood that He […]

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Lay Down His Life for His Brother

On September 11, 2001 the World Trade Center was hit by an act of terrorism. While those in the building were fleeing, the firemen and policeman ran in the opposite direction. These men and women ran into the building to save lives, knowing it could be at the expense of their own life. On Flight 93, 40 passengers and crew […]

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