Tag: Family

Joy in the Mourning

By Katie Heid Tragedy is not a respecter of time or convenience.  It laughs off age and ability and snubs its nose at our carefully laid plans.  It does not care whether we are “ready” or whether we’ve said all…

Redeemer!

When I was a kid, we had what I always called the ‘piano man’ ~ a music box of a man with a mustache playing “The Entertainer”.  Holding the music box in my hands and watching the mechanism play those…

New Creations in Christ

Psalm 51:1 & 17 Have mercy on me, O God, according to your unfailing love; according to your great compassion blot out my transgressions… The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit; a broken and contrite heart. Watching people publicly…

Luminaries

Cousins make forts of two-by-fours, unconstructed sanctuary our playground, serve acorn-crust mud pies on blue stained-glass, jump rope to the beat of our fathers’ hammers ~ percussion the sound of church rising ground-up, clouds for a steeple. Cornerstone planted in…