The Gift of Forgiveness

Forgiveness is a challenging virtue into which we grow. Sometimes we need to let go of hurt. Other times, we don’t understand the nature of forgiving. We think it’s too hard and will hurt us. Actually, just the opposite is true.


Chicken Soup with Hand-Made Noodles

I almost tossed a bag of store-brand egg noodles into the grocery cart when Jeff remarked, “I’ve always wanted to make homemade noodles. I’ll have to get to it someday.”
“Why not today” I asked.


Inside Out

So take the Gospel far and wide
And down your very street
To urban hubs and junkyard slums
For everyone you meet


Parisian Potato Salad

Potatoes pair well with tender green beans, briny artichokes, and a zippy garlic-vinegar-mustard dressing. Make a big batch—and bring the recipe. Your friends and family will want it.


When Success Looks Different

Once frustrated in school due to a learning disability, Sam is a now a college graduate poised to help other individuals with learning challenges. “I can take a weakness of mine and be able to flip it into a strength for other students,” he notes.


Make Room for More

When extra guests knock at the door, a hostess might worry about running out of food or drink. With Jesus, there is never lack. Psalm 23:5 reminds us, “You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies. You anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows.”