Serenity, Courage, Wisdom

God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change; courage to change the things I can; and wisdom to know the difference. I had a friend for many years who started every day with the Serenity Prayer. She had been in recovery from alcoholism for 17 years at that time, and said…

Love Our Neighbor…As Ourselves?

  I think I finally decided yesterday, since it was Valentine’s Day, it might be time to put away my nativity set. Someone mentioned to me recently that Ash Wednesday is two weeks from today which kicks off the season of Lent. So yes, I suppose it’s time to put away the nativity set celebrating…

To the Mountains

I’ve always liked going to the mountains. Who doesn’t, really? From the Kansas City area there’s that whole ‘drive across the state of Kansas’ deal, but even then, there are places along the way that can pique an interest. Take Topeka for instance, our capitol city. Have you ever taken the tour of the State…