Sackcloth and Ashes: Relearning the Art of Grieving

By Katie Heid It didn’t take long after a teen gunman shot up a Parkland, Florida high school and killed 17 people last week for talk to turn from “That’s so horrible” to “Something must be done.” Students were still locked in closets…

Psalms To See Me Through: Psalm 26 ~ A Prayer For Vindication

Protestation of Integrity. A Psalm of David. Vindicate me, O Lord, for I have walked in my integrity, And I have trusted in the Lord without wavering. Examine me, O Lord, and try me; Test my mind and my heart. For Your lovingkindness is before my eyes, And I have walked…

Happy Valentine’s Day!

This is love: not that we loved God, but that He loved us and sent His Son as an atoning sacrifice for our sins. ~ 1 John 4:10 For this is the love of God, that we keep His commandments; and His commandments are not burdensome.…

Don’t Say the “S” Word

By Katie Heid If all the world is a stage, then Christians are front and center with the spotlight shining square in their eyes.  Back in the end of October/first of November, mega-church Pastor Carl Lentz of Hillsong, New York…

The Love of God

The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the communion of the Holy Spirit be with you all. Amen. ~ 2 Corinthians 13:14 Now hope does not disappoint, because the love of God has been poured out in our hearts by the Holy Spirit who was given to…

My Everything ~ Still!

I’ve been through some hard times in life just like most people.  Some years back my family and I were thrown a curve ball when the doctors discovered my brother had a malignant tumor.  As I went through weeks of…