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Micro Kindnesses Matter


From the passenger side of my car, the door opened, and a woman said, “I am a nurse. Are you ok?” After doing a quick check, I was surprised to discover although stunned, I was ok. The airbags had deployed so I couldn’t see outside the car. “I’m fine,” I replied. Just moments earlier, I […]



God’s best relationship advice is “Love One Another.”  To the point and simple, right? I’m not proud to admit it, but sometimes that advice is difficult for me to follow. When I don’t know how to handle a situation, I tend to avoid it. So when I’m called to “love” another who looks different (maybe […]

Trilogy of Success


By Lindsay Cherry Being adopted into a multiracial family and living in a predominantly White town in the early 1990’s brought on unique experiences and challenges. I was one of seven children with loving parents.  I learned early on the importance of loving people, accepting those who were different from ourselves, and lending a helping […]

I Am Grumpy!


Today I am grumpy.  Really grumpy . . . because my list of “I can’ts” seems impossibly long: I can’t walk because my hip hurts, the COVID pandemic has grounded me, I can’t worship with my church family and I can’t lose weight, just to name of few. So today I am grumpy.  I was […]

Ask Youth to Take a Hike


As I write this, we are nearing the one-year anniversary of the COVID-19 pandemic. We’ve all had to be creative and look for ways to create connection while maintaining physical distance. Although youngsters have been able to withstand the effects of the virus better than their elders, many still suffer. How can you create joyful […]