Patience is not something that comes naturally to me. My whole life I have tried (and often failed) to practice patience. Surprisingly, during pregnancy, patience came a bit easier, both with myself and with others. Until last week that is… Now I am in that awkward in-between where I am uncomfortable whether I stand, sit or lay down […]
The summer seems to be flying by faster (and hotter) than ever. I don’t know about you, but I really feel like the missional themes for August, patience gentleness and grace, are exactly what I need to be reminded of right now! I find it’s the little things that start to pile up which make me impatient.
“Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you to know that the testing of your faith develops perseverance. Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking in anything.” – James 1:2-4 As I think about Joy, our missional focus for
Happy July! We are without a doubt in summer mode now. And because of that we have chosen the theme of ‘joy’ to be our focal point for the month. Sunshine, warmth, blue skies, green grass, a gentle breeze, blooming trees and flowers, swimming, summer parties, barbecues, bike rides, camping, and the sound of laughter – all bring a