Gratitude and Happiness

Life Notes—November 28, 2013    “Above all, clothe yourselves with love, which binds everything together in perfect harmony. And let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in the one body. And be thankful.” Colossians 3:14-15 Grandma Hildenbrand was a grateful person. She appreciated the good in everyone. … Continue reading Gratitude and Happiness

Small Gods

Life Notes—November 21, 2013    “The Lord is merciful and gracious, slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love. He will not always accuse, nor will he keep his anger forever. He does not deal with us according to our sins, not repay us according to our iniquities. For as the heavens are high above … Continue reading Small Gods

Grace in an Awkward World

Life Notes—November 14, 2013    “From his fullness we have all received, grace upon grace. The law indeed was given through Moses; grace and truth came through Jesus Christ.” John 1:16-17 Coaches of struggling sports teams often lament the need for players to get back to the basics of the sport. Athletes learn the fundamentals … Continue reading Grace in an Awkward World

It’s Only Weird if it Doesn’t Work

Life Notes—November 7, 2013    “What has been is what will be, and what has been done is what will be done; there is nothing new under the sun.” Ecclesiastes 1:9 Lately, a series of commercials has been showing that display the odd superstitions of sports fans. Perhaps you have seen one. A group of … Continue reading It’s Only Weird if it Doesn’t Work