Pray More, Worry Less!

Pray More, Worry Less!

Recently our grandson was privileged to travel to Washington D. C. with the safety patrol.  When he returned he presented me with a gift.  He said that it was actually for Grandpa and for me.  He gave us a little turtle with the words “Pray more, Worry less.”  I...
Persevere Despite Doubt

Persevere Despite Doubt

If you have been paying attention, you might have noticed that this year’s Lent began and ended with secular events.  Ash Wednesday was on Valentine’s Day which caused a conflict between celebrating with a meal out and keeping a day of fast and abstinence.  Easter...
Prayer Can Relieve Stress

Prayer Can Relieve Stress

Recently, an article in the Daily Herald caught my attention.  It was titled; Fewer Americans pray to ease stress.  The article indicated that the levels of stress continue to stay the same but that how people react to stress is changing.  The survey conducted by the...
A Reflection on the Incarnation

A Reflection on the Incarnation

We have managed to celebrate this month of December even though our “to do” lists are much longer than usual.  Even if we are hardened against the hustle and bustle of getting ready for the Christmas celebration, we are still affected in some way.  The question I have...
Fear Can Be Crippling

Fear Can Be Crippling

Fear; it is an emotion that touches our lives in many ways.  Presently, we live in a world where conflict has been raised to a new level involving nuclear arms.  Within our own country we fear conflict between races carried out in violence.  Fear might even play a...