A Magnitude of Gratitude.

by Original Staff
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Perhaps by now, you’re full of turkey… or maybe only your morning coffee. Our hearts are filled with gratitude. A magnitude of gratitude. We are grateful for our journey with Jesus – so personal for each of us. We are grateful for family, no matter how pleasant or messy. We are grateful for friendships, and […]

Grace on me.

by Veronica Taylor
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Grace is favor from God, unrelentingly given to us by Him. His grace is never ending (Thank you, Jesus!). Yes, Grace is a part of who God is, but He has given it to us as a gift to be used in our own circumstances! When thinking about this idea of “living in grace,” I kept […]

The sound of compassion

by Elisabeth Willard
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Have you ever paused to ask, “What does compassion sound like?” Surely it must be more than a simple, “Oh, I’m sorry about that.” I began to look at all of the synonyms to compassion , and they were just beautiful… Sympathy (feelings of sorrow for someone else’s misfortune) Empathy (the ability to share the […]

Thank you.

by Kari Staaland
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When I was young, my mom made me write “thank you” notes for every birthday gift and Christmas gift I received.  She would say, “It really is such a small act to do, considering your grandma thought of you, went shopping and spent money on you, and sent you a gift.”  (Now, I am teaching […]