When the Road of Life is Too Steep

“The journey is too great for you.”  1 Kings 19:7 Elijah had triumphed over the prophets of Baal.  The Lord turned the hearts of the people back to Him—they fell to their knees and said, “The Lord, He is God!”  Then they killed the false prophets.  Elijah prayed, and the 3-year drought ended with a…

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The Third Commandment–Taking the Lord’s Name in Vain

What does it mean to “take the Lord’s name in vain”? When I was a kid, I thought it meant to curse.  To use the Lord’s name in profanity. After I became a Christian, I thought it also meant to use the Lord’s name in a careless manner—as in, “oh my _____.” Those are a…

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Do you pray?

Do you pray? Are you thinking about prayer more often in recent days?  Does the idea of prayer confuse or intimidate you? I found a simple definition of prayer online: “a solemn request for help or expression of thanks addressed to God.”  Prayer is communicating with God.  It can be done with eyes open or…

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Scarcity or Enough?

Mom once told me that we live in “scarcity” rather than “enough” or “abundance.” –We wake up and say we didn’t get enough sleep. –Our coffee wasn’t strong enough–or we didn’t get enough. –The shower wasn’t hot enough or long enough. –There’s not enough time to make it to our scheduled appointment. Yada, yada, yada… …

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High Fives — Because We Are Re-Opening!

Governor Reynolds announced that she will ease Covid-19 restrictions statewide as of Friday, May 15. Because of this, both of our offices will open on a modified schedule by appointment only beginning Monday, May 18. Please help us protect our vulnerable population and stay home if you are sick to prevent spreading the virus. Call the…

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Things You Don’t Miss

During this season of Covid-19/pandemic/flatten-the-curve/slow-the-spread and don’t-forget-to-wash-your-hands semi-quarantine — our lives have been forcibly slowed down.  Our activities reduced.  To some extent at least, our schedules have been cleared.  And  after nearly 8 weeks there are just some things that I miss… — going out to dinner with my husband. — seeing my church family…

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