A blog post from the Willow Chicago blog. Enjoy! Faith … and a Little Olive Oil.
“We have different gifts, according to the grace given to each of us. If your gift is prophesying, then prophesy in accordance with your faith; if it is serving, then serve; if it is teaching, then teach; if it is to encourage, then give encouragement; if it is giving, then give generously; if it is to lead,do it diligently; if it is … More My Gift of Compassion
It is relatively impossible for me to talk about hope without talking about spirituality. Because in my opinion, if there is no faith source, how can there be genuine hope? What is there to have hope in? If everything that surrounds me that I can experience with my five senses has failed me, it is … More There is No Shame in Hope
I have never wanted to be one of those women who are up late each night, reading the Bible, falling asleep with the Bible on my lap, highlighting passages, etc. To be searching for answers in a book that I may never fully understand meant that I was pretty hopeless. The truth is that I … More A Little Bible Hope With a Side of LOTR
What does perfection mean? And what is the difference between being perfect, a perfectionist, or perfectionism? Perfect – entirely without any flaws, defects, or shortcomings (Dictionary.com) Perfect – flawless, accurate, correct (Thesaurus.com) Back when I looked up the definition of abandonment, I came up with a group of negative words that no one would want … More Understanding the Three P’s
Today’s post is dedicated to you, if you believe in a Higher Power, no matter what faith you belong to. Have you ever felt that you were abandoned by God? If I am honest, the answer to that question for me is a resounding yes. There is a certain amount of shame that is associated … More Crisis of Faith: Spiritual Abandonment
Jesus was an advocate for public service. … More Jesus Advocates for Public Service