If the Lord Jehovah makes us wait, let us do so with our whole hearts; for blessed are all they that wait for Him.  He is worth waiting for.  The waiting itself is beneficial to us:  it tries faith, exercises patience, trains submission, and endears the blessing when it comes. The Lord’s people have always been

“The human spirit will not even begin to try to surrender self-will as long as all seems to be well with it….  God whispers to us in our pleasures, speaks in our conscience, but shouts in our pains:  it is His megaphone to rouse a deaf world.   —C.S. Lewis, The Problem of Pain “Here’s a good rule

After much prayer, research, and deliberation, the members of the Diaconate have voted to select Vincent Luwizhi and his ministry, called Acts of Mercy, to be the recipient of this year’s special Thanksgiving offering. Acts of Mercy’s mission is to bring hope to the lives of the poor by serving the people of Africa, and

“When we understand that intimacy demands trust at its core, we understand that we have to change our past experience and become someone who can be trusted.  Our behavior needs to communicate to our spouse, “I do not want to hurt you in any way.”    —Gary and Carrie Oliver, Mad About Us “Love endures all things,

“Be indebted to no one, except to one another in love, for he who loves his neighbor has fulfilled the Law.  The commandments ‘Do not commit adultery,’ ‘Do not murder,’ ‘Do not steal,’ ‘Do not covet,’ and any other commandments, are summed up in this one decree: ‘ Love your neighbor as yourself.’  Love does no