7 08, 2016

When the World Shifts: Inside-Out Habits with Dr. Tom Pace for August 7, 2016

2017-03-28T14:56:37-05:00August 7th, 2016|All blogs, Inside-Out with Dr. Tom Pace|Comments Off on When the World Shifts: Inside-Out Habits with Dr. Tom Pace for August 7, 2016

We pray. We study the Bible. We make friends. We tell our stories. We give ourselves away in generosity and service.   A PERSONAL PRAYER Gracious and merciful God, Right now, things are calm in my world, at least as calm as my world gets. The problems I face seem surmountable. My heart is at peace. Thank you God, for seasons like this. Joy is easy to claim, and gratitude wells up from my heart. I praise you and thank you. But it hasn’t always been so, God; you know that. There have been some days, some seasons, when it seemed like everything [...]

7 08, 2016

All will be well, all will be well, all manner of things shall be well

2017-03-28T14:56:39-05:00August 7th, 2016|All blogs, We Tell Our Stories|Comments Off on All will be well, all will be well, all manner of things shall be well

by Laurie Noteboom This fall marks a new stage in our family as our oldest son begins high school. As excited as he is for the change, the transition was breaking this mom out in a rash early this summer. However, a meal and an ah-ha moment reminded me all would be well. Recently we stopped at Chick-Fil-A for lunch, as we have so many times in his fourteen years. Between bites, my eye caught the little ones playing in the indoor play-scape and I started to remember all the days he had done the same thing. How many [...]