When the Bottom Drops Out

Just before you step into the clear capsule three stories above the ground, the lifeguard says “arms crossed tight across your chest like this,” making an X with her arms to demonstrate.  “Now cross your feet and enjoy the ride!”  Her smile is the last thing seen as the floor drops and you fly through …

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He is Risen, Indeed!

“He is Risen Indeed” is our response Easter morning to the proclamation “He is Risen!”  I’ve often wondered why we have a response on Easter versus Christmas when we just say “Merry Christmas”.  I’m not sure of the exact reason, but for me it prompts deeper thought.  It helps me internalize the significance of the …

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Creating Hope Inspired Goals

Hope and change: two powerful words behind every resolution. Whether made on January 1 or another new beginning, we hope for better and resolve to change. But let’s not lose sight of where our ultimate hope resides. Resolutions are declarations to change. Change is difficult. It takes reflection, understanding ourselves and having the will to …

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Resolve to Hope

It’s that time of year.  We reflect, evaluate then make resolutions or goals for the new year in front of us.  Reflecting, I was reminded of this verse.  It put all my plans and goals into perspective. May it inspire you as it did me.  Resolve to hope with me in 2016.  I look forward …

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