Surviving Amid Uncertainties and Unknowns

As the world turns, you may find yourself struggling with the uncertainties and unknowns in life. It doesn’t feel quite right to become accustomed to our new norms of “pandemic”, “quarantine”, “closures”, “racism” and “police reform.” In the mix of it all, our souls are stirred and we don’t know where to find solid ground.…

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When Our Thoughts Run Wild

Matthew 8:24-34, Luke 8:26, Mark 5:1-20 Immediately after landing from the sea, a man approached Jesus whose thoughts run wild. Crazy and half out-of-his-mind. He lived among the tombs and no one could contain him, not even with a chain. Night and day his demons tormented him. You would say he is insane. With the…

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LENT: GRATEFUL

Today, during our 40-days of Lent study, I️ am going to challenge you. What are you grateful for? Nowadays, it would be easy to sit-back, point-fingers, mumble and complain. When the going gets tough, we tend to get gripey. Our earth-bound, fleshy nature clings to the cup half-empty point of view. Expressing gratitude in Scripture…

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LENT: REMIND

Lent is a 40-day season of reflection and preparation for the celebration of Easter. That being said, this particular season has been unusual and unsettling. We’ve never experienced anything like it in our lifetime. Stores closing. Sports canceled. Schools shutting down. In such a time of uncertainty, I️ thought it might be good to remind…

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Advent Day 25: Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas! Merry Christmas to All! May Jesus fill your homes and hearts as you celebrate this amazing day! Jesus, our Lord, and Savior has come. He is our Good News of salvation.  With love, Sue A. Allen

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I Want More!

I want more! Can’t get no satisfaction in this world anymore. As I stand in our driveway nonchalantly watching as my son swings nearby, I can’t help but notice my neighbor pull into the driveway in a brand-spanking’ new car. It’s white and sparkling, not a dent anywhere. I can only imagine the clean smell…

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