Longing to be Home

Longing to be Home

May Spiritual Care Theme  Exodus 16:1-2 “The whole Israelite community set out from Elim and came to the Desert of Sin, which is between Elim and Sinai, on the fifteenth day of the second month after they had come out of Egypt. In...
The Journey to Home

The Journey to Home

Genesis 12:1: Now the Lord said to Abram, “Go from your country and your kindred and your father’s house to the land that I will show you.” We are all on a journey to Home, our eternal Home. Our journey Home begins with God’s covenant promises to Abraham. God chose...
Home: A Meditation

Home: A Meditation

 “The eternal God is my home and underneath are the everlasting arms.” Deuteronomy 33: 27 (Message/NIV) This is one of the most formative verses about home in my life; I recite it almost daily. Yet, as I try to express the importance of this visual, it feels...
Blessing in Persecution

Blessing in Persecution

By Chaplain Val As a community, we have been perusing the Beatitudes throughout this year, also known as the Sermon on the Mount. This month we will look at Matthew 5:11: “Blessed are you when others revile you and persecute you and utter all kinds of evil against you...
Blessed are the Persecuted

Blessed are the Persecuted

By Chaplain Sheri Leisman   Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Matthew 5:10.   Recently, a friend was driving and realized her knuckles were white with a grip on the steering wheel. As she...