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For the Beauty of the Earth

For the Beauty of the Earth

Heart Disease and Tobacco Use

"So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed , for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand." ~Isaiah 41:10

Salt

"And every offering of your grain offering you shall season with salt; you shall not allow the salt of the covenant of your God to be lacking from your grain offering. With all your offerings you shall offer salt."   Leviticus 2:13

Lent - Our Annual Spiritual Tune-Up

I don’t remember when I first heard about Lent.  Maybe I was vagu

February is American Heart Month

"Above all else, guard your heart, for it is the wellspring of Life." ~Proverbs 4:23

Saying "Yes!" to a Redemptive God in 2018

We serve a God of redemption.  Hallelujah!  God takes mediocre fo

Saving our senses: Touch

Saving our Senses: Taste

Do you find yourself using more salt than you used to, or enjoying sweets more often? Your sense of taste may be diminished, absent or unusual (foul, metallic, rancid).

Waiting with Hope
Happy New (Church) Year! Seems a bit odd to be reading that in these last weeks of 2017, but in the church calendar, Advent is the beginning of the liturgical year. It is the beginning of a month of waiting and of preparation for the coming of the Christ Child.
Shiny and Interesting God Things from the Internet
The library was the one place where there were no limits on what I could have. I’d start by selecting the next several volumes in whatever chapter book series I was working my way through and then move on to the non-fiction section. Pets, Native American longhouses, volcanoes, children’s cookbooks – all were fair game for my imagination. By the time my dad came back for us, I’d have accumulated a huge stack of books to take home.