Another Word Week of May 29, 2017

I love hearing how people share these messages. Some are posted on Facebook and shared. Others are forwarded through texts to friends and family. What Others Have Done for You You haven’t moved through life alone. Give thanks to God for what others have been willing to do for you (Philippians 1:3). A New You A new you often begins with a new attitude (Ephesians 4:31). Thankful or Envious You can’t be thankful for what…..

Remember

Facebook helps us do something we should be doing already. By now every Facebooker has seen the daily reminders of what you posted previously on this date the year before; it’s creatively labeled On This Day. It began with displaying just what you posted one year ago, I believe.  Now, it takes you back several years. You also see who you became friends with that day and for how long you’ve been connected through Facebook. What…..

Happy

Happy. Memorial Day recalls lives killed as they served us. Happy. Lives lost in service. Their kin still mourn their loss. We too. Happy Memorial Day. Never forget what was given.

Wet bread

Let me introduce you to Capirotada.  May you have a long, lasting relationship together. Usually, people make this dessert during the season of Lent–coming to a church potluck near you, if you’re lucky! You might not know how to pronounce it properly, but just know it’s a type of bread pudding.  And I’ve always liked it.  I was enjoying one night and someone with me said, “I don’t like capirotada.”  While I had heard of people…..

Learn something

If you aren’t learning, what are you doing? The writer of Ecclesiastes might say that learning is vanity, but only after he learned that to be true. Our shortsightedness often limits our understanding of learning.  We act like learning only happens in a classroom.  We assume learning is for certain types of people.  All saints are to be learners. What to learn?  I don’t know.  Learn a Bible passage.  Learn a language.  Learn a social skill……