Three Steps to Gratitude

“O give thanks to the LORD, call on his name, make known his deeds among the peoples.” I Chronicles 16:8 (NRSV)

Three Steps to Gratitude

One of the absolute best aspects of the fall season are the holidays—however November is a time that a gratitude awaking begins that seems to conjure up the spirit of widespread thankfulness in us.

It was that thankful spirit that King David dramatically and unashamedly conveyed to the people of Israel in the text.  He was overwhelmed with ...

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Falling Leaves/Rising Faith

” Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid terrified because of them, for the Lord your God goes with you; he will never leave you nor forsake .” (Deut. 31:6)

This autumn as the leaves turn colors and fall, there is a striking awareness of the reactions that individuals have towards a change in the season. Ah… what a simile, one faces changes in life as if they were autumn leaves .  When changes arise, to some the colorful  beauty of God’s ...

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