Change, Doubt, Helping Others

Working with Others

There are times in life, when working with others, one may feel exasperated. With these feelings burnout can follow when sailing in uncharted waters. Jesus exercised patience trying to bring others along when his ministry was young. Through his example, I am reminded to see a commitment or situation all the way through. If I… Continue reading Working with Others

Change, Faith, Helping Others, Ministry, Spiritual Service

The Quiet Call of Responsibility

“Come take my hand. We have a planet to rebuild, lives to restore and hope for a better tomorrow” (Awakening the Inner Ticker of Life, Inspirational Messages of God's Love & Healing, Page 14) As God blesses us with our gifts and talents, we, in turn answer the quiet call of responsibility. We pass on… Continue reading The Quiet Call of Responsibility

Helping Others, Inspirational Message

Here I Am Lord

“ Here is my servant, whom I strengthen--- the one I have chosen, with whom I am pleased.” (Is. 42) Yesterday I had the privilege to say a few words about a ministry friend who passed away, suddenly, last week. My friend, John was a stand up guy with integrity. He freely shared what he… Continue reading Here I Am Lord

Giving, Helping Others

Lessons in Living – Lessons in Giving

"Bring ye all the tithes into the storehouse, that there may be meat in mine house, and prove me now herewith saith the Lord of hosts, if I will not open you the windows of heaven, and pour you out of blessing, that there shall not be room enough to receive it." Malachi 3:10 Many… Continue reading Lessons in Living – Lessons in Giving

Helping Others, Spiritual Growth, Spiritual Service

Heaven is not Separated nor Segregated

Maybe it was the sight of St. Therese’s lovely roses gently swaying in the wind or the fragrant bloom of the Jasmine that caused my head to turn. God was once again calling me to him, in the garden. Nature is ‘the’ place where God and I meet on equal and holy ground. As one… Continue reading Heaven is not Separated nor Segregated

Helping Others, Hope, Inspirational Message

Season of Light – Advent – Week 2 – Understanding

In this Season of Light, one becomes aware of the need to give. We see all the signs. There are more disheveled souls standing on corners and medians of local highways; holding small signs, looking for something or perhaps, a little understanding. Awareness of one’s plight brings about a hint of understanding or why we… Continue reading Season of Light – Advent – Week 2 – Understanding

Christ, Helping Others, Inspirational Message, Love, Truth

Giving All

A simple tap of a cymbal and the tone of the world changes; in our wanting and in our growing this is what we strive for, to change, to give our all in spite of what is happening around us. “To lend without hoping for anything appears difficult in nature; one would prefer to give.… Continue reading Giving All

Healing, Helping Others, Inspirational Message, Letting Go, Ministry, Negativity, Personal Growth

Looking in the Rearview Mirror- The Ugly Side of Church Splits

What happens when members leave your church community or group? Several years ago, I was on the receiving end of such an event. Have you ever sat in church thinking this is going to be a beautiful day?You just said the Lord’s Prayer and shared a sign of peace. Suddenly, you are lifted out of… Continue reading Looking in the Rearview Mirror- The Ugly Side of Church Splits

Faith, God, Helping Others, Ministry

Helping Others When Times Are Tough!

Everyone who works in ministry knows that funds are tight right now. Members of “Helping One Family at a Time” are partnering with other ministries to help provide a little relief for families in need this summer. We were asked to help out with milk. Right now, the price of milk in our local “Save… Continue reading Helping Others When Times Are Tough!