God’s Heart of Hospitality–What It Is and How to Get One

Hospitality—in the biblical sense—is ready to serve anyone—without an expectation of receiving anything in return. Unselfish. Generous. Expending itself, even at great inconvenience, even risk. This is God’s heart of hospitality. In fact, He invented hospitality, and models it for us. He was the world’s first host, creating food, a comfortable climate, and fun things […]

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Living a Life Of Purpose–On Purpose

January–a good month to assess our lives, what we’re doing, how we’re doing, and what God wants us to be doing. I like to make New Year’s resolutions. Plans, goals, ideas–I find them inspiring. The old adage that if you fail to plan, you plan to fail rings true to me–I’ve seen it played out in my life, […]

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New Year, New Life

It’s been awhile. I’ve been busy. Becoming a grandmother (for the 6th time!) takes up a lot of my free time, what with all the squeezing and kissing and rocking that needs to happen. Little Ophelia is a sweet gift from the Lord, and we are smitten with this tiny bundle of burps, coos, and […]

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Living in a House Divided: The NFC Championship Game

My husband, Bill, is a dyed-in-the-wool Green Bay Packer fan. Which is great because wool is mandatory attire when watching football in Wisconsin. Especially outside. Wool and a roll of pink insulation. I, on the other hand, don’t like to be mind-numbingly cold, and Green Bay is pretty much in the eye of the Polar […]

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Making Veterans Day Real

If you’ve never served in the armed forces, or don’t know anyone who has, the concept of Veterans Day can seem fuzzy. Especially if you’ve lived in the United States your whole life and have never experienced the horrors of war on our land, the meaning of Veterans Day can be hard to fathom.  I […]

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