Thank Who? Applying Mark 14

 Why say thank you? Apparently, gratitude is good for you. At least that's what they say. In a 2011 Thanksgiving piece for the NY Times, John Tierney wrote:Cultivating an "attitude of gratitude" has been linked…
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Remembering Dick: A Legacy of Love

Dick Wahlstrom, complete with suspenders, and son DavidRemembering our friend Dick Wahlstrom, who entered Christ’s presence on May 21, 2020, made us laugh. That’s because the first thing we remembered was his laugh, which started…
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The House that Love Built

Photo by Mathyas Kurmann on Unsplash“Unless the LORD builds the house,” sings the Psalmist. “Unless the LORD builds the house, those who build it labor in vain.”When I was eleven, I watched the walls of our…
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Creating Common Ground: How to Help a Sick Friend

How do you create common ground with a chronically sick friend? Serving requires creativity. An act of service can be a work of art.