Tag: helping

An Idealized Christianity

Before Jesus was crucified, He stood before Pilate on trial.  Pilate was intrigued with this Man, and asked Him, with mocking sarcasm, if He was a king.  Jesus answered that He was come into the world to bear witness to…

Mother’s Day Gift

Happy Mother’s Day… For most of us, those words feel so good to say to our moms or to other women whom we respect and admire.  But why, for so many of us, do those words conjure up feelings of…

Our Sisters Along the Way

written by JoAnn Crane A caring friend once sent me a note with this saying: “Friends in life are like the pillars on your porch. Sometimes they hold you up, and sometimes you lean on them. But most often it…

Giver or a Taker?

One Sunday not too long ago, a friend of ours approached me and gave me a hug. She said she had been thinking of us often and wondered how we were doing. This dear Sister has been privy to some…

Giving Graciously and Intentionally

By Kirsten Strong
I don’t know about you (actually, I think I do here!), but the many tasks required for taking care of my family often leave me wiped out! Between raising kids, paying the bills, grocery shopping, and keeping the house out of disaster mode…