Tag Archives: Friends

Friends: God’s Way of Taking Care of Us

Our Words for the week come from an urban legend reported to having been written by a Metro Denver hospice physician I was driving home from a meeting this evening about five, stuck in traffic on Colorado Boulevard when the … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks in 2020

Thanksgiving 2020. Those words seem like an oxymoron. This has certainly been a strange year. When you look around, you might sense there is less to be thankful about than usual as we approach the close of 2020 with anticipation. … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Smiles

One of the misconceptions about being a Christian is non-Christians think we don’t know how to have fun or have a sense of humor. Trust me, if the Big Guy can have a sense of humor when it comes to … Continue reading

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An Open, Generous Heart

Be generous and willing to share. — 1 Timothy 6:18 After Vicki’s old car broke down with no option for repair, she started scraping together money for another vehicle. Chris, a frequent customer of the restaurant where Vicki works at … Continue reading

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In the Name of Jesus …

As we build this community prayer platform, we ask the Lord to listen to our petitions with full confidence they not only are heard but acted upon by God according to His holy will. These requests are on my prayer … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Grief

Here’s this week’s installment of Five Minute Friday. You might remember the task is to write for five minutes on a specific prompt word, post it,  share it with others at fiveminutefriday.com, read the remarkable stories from other writers in … Continue reading

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For the Kids

I’ve been blessed. My five children have blessed me with 18 grandchildren, who in turn have blessed me with four great-granddaughters. That’s a lot of little ones floating around. Keeping track of them all is, well, challenging. Most of the … Continue reading

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Dog Nap

I thought I would share this oldie but goodie as today’s Words for the Week. An older, tired-looking dog wandered into a woman’s yard. She could tell from his collar and well-fed belly he had a home and was well … Continue reading

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Sharing Concerns

As we build this community prayer platform, we ask the Lord to listen to our petitions with full confidence they not only are heard but acted upon by God according to His holy will. These requests are on my prayer … Continue reading

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You Just Never Know

It never ceases to amaze me how fast “routines” change, how the ordinary turns into a moment of encouragement, how much everyone needs a friend. Each morning I send out an uplifting message, sometimes with an inspirational photo or a … Continue reading

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