A HUGE thank you to Jimandi Thomas for spending two weeks single-handedly accomplishing what no one else has been able to do - wrangle our shrubbery down to size! The improvement is amazing! ... See MoreSee Less
Thank you to all who helped with cleaning out our sheds on Sunday! Extra pick-up of our dumpster has been arranged and much has already been hauled off to donate to those who need it more than we do! ... See MoreSee Less
Fasting is a spiritual discipline designed to bring us into closer relationship with God. Rather than giving up a thing, how about giving up and taking on behaviors?
A Special Lenten Fast
Give up harsh words: use generous ones.
Give up unhappiness: take up gratitude.
Give up anger: take up gentleness and patience.
Give up pessimism: take up hope and optimism.
Give up worrying: take up trust in God.
Give up complaining: value what you have.
Give up stress: take up prayer.
Give up judging others: discover Jesus within them.
Give up sorrow and bitterness: fill your heart with joy.
Give up selfishness: take up compassion for others.
Give up being unforgiving: learn reconciliation.
Give up words: fill yourself with silence and listen to others.
- Anonymous, Latin America ... See MoreSee Less