Cracks

Cracks

Two weeks ago, the landscape at Fairwood suffered a significant change. One of the largest limbs on the big maple tree by the entrance finally succumbed to the forces of wind and gravity, and came crashing to the ground. Fortunately, nobody was hurt, but it was a...
Made Complete

Made Complete

Paul wrote in 2nd Corinthians 13:9, “We pray that you may be made complete.”   The Holy Spirit is responsible and faithful to make us complete. We don’t become complete by just trying a little harder; this can lead to frustration and failure.  We should not spend much...
Love One Another

Love One Another

Much of how we live our day to day lives depends on our priorities. What is most important to us? Where do we pour our time and energy? What comes first, second, third?  A quick online search will reveal numerous self-help books about prioritizing, most of which are...
How He Loves Us

How He Loves Us

“For God so loved the world…” We are so used to this passage from John that it may hardly even register with us as being remarkable. But if we add another passage, the impact grows: Then I was by Him, as a master workman; and I was daily His delight, rejoicing always...
Holy to Jehovah

Holy to Jehovah

Exodus 39:30 They made the medallion for the holy crown of pure gold, and they wrote on it an inscription like the engraving on a seal: “Holy to Jehovah.” Recently I noticed the verse above as I was reading. The thought is not new, but I meditated again on the concept...