Below, you will find an updated prayer list for the students and teachers connected to our church family. Please hold onto this list throughout the school year and remember our teachers and students. Dear God, the creator of Wisdom, teach us all! May we remember that you are our guide and guardian. Lord, as the new school year begins, be with our teachers and students. Protect them, encourage them. Provide people to cross their paths that will encourage, love, and support them. May each child and teacher be a witness to your......
Live and learn. So goes the saying which suggests that life and learning are connected. We might also say, to live is to learn. In practice, people today often act as if they have little to learn. Or, at the least, many people are only willing to learn about things they agree with. If an idea does not fit into a their preconceived notions of right and wrong, then they will refute and dismiss that idea. And this happens in practically every venue of life from faith to politics, from business to recreation, from morality to –......
I tend to take my mistakes pretty hard and often walk away from them feeling like a fool. Maybe you are like me. Or maybe you are more at ease with mistakes than I am. Either way, I am willing to bet that you have done something in your life – whether work of play – where you have felt as though you looked like a fool. That feeling of foolishness is uncomfortable. It’s like a little embarrassment and shame accompanied with some regret and anxiety. And usually we want to stay......