Tag: #womensministry

  • Friendship is Another Word for Love

    Relationships are important to all of us.  And these relationships become dearer as we become older, especially if we are blessed to have friends from long ago.  One of my best male friends was my younger brother. He passed away after a three-week illness.  But during those three weeks, I saw him every day for […]

  • The Power of Enduring Friendship

    My best and longest-time friend is Krissy Wertz Cross.  She and I met when we were 13 years old and became locker partners at Urbandale Junior High School in Urbandale, Iowa.  Who would have known that chance partnering would begin a decades old friendship?  When the pandemic began in March 2020 and we were all […]

  • My “Barnabas” Friends

    A Miracle called Friendship By Anonymous There is a Miracle called Friendship that dwells within the heart and you don’t know how it happens or when it even starts.  But the happiness it brings you always gives a special lift and you realize that Friendship is God’s most precious gift. I recently came across this poem and thought of the many wonderful […]

  • To a Woman Wearing Spring’s Silken Garment

    Woman, in your mystical garment of spring’s fragile beautya luminous mesh woven of life flowing forth from darknessmade of living freshness to dress you in beauty, how doyou speak from within your wisdom of knowing that beautydoes not last through all seasons of time’s passing, for itssilken freshness blessed by zephyrs is soon met by […]

  • God Really Loves Us

    This song is written by David Crowder I’ve got a friendCloser than a brotherThere is no judgementOh, how He loves meI’ve got a friend And He is my strengthHe is my portionWith me in the valleyWith me in the fireWith me in the storm Let all my life testify HallelujahWe are not aloneGod really loves […]

  • Where are you going my friend?

    Where are you going, my friend?Can I walk along side of you?What is your story?I think I know,But you tell me.It’s yours to tell.I think I’ve been where you’ve been.Was your childhood complicated?Mine was.Have you faced challenges in being and feeling heard?I have.Have you felt the need to retreat to what can feel like a […]

  • Walking with Unknown Friends

    About two months into the pandemic, my husband and I found ourselves feeling cooped up and stir crazy.  We needed fresh air: we needed to get out of the house.  Still feeling anxious of the unknown risks of catching Covid, we decided it would probably be safe to venture out to the Columbia Trail, which […]

  • Psalm 34

    Each Sunday we share music to guide you through this walk of Lent with friends.

  • She Called me Dear Heart

    So, you see, friends do the most extraordinary things. I will always be Jean’s Dear Heart, and she will always be mine.

  • Be Strong. Be Courageous.

    “Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, for the Lord your God goes with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you.” Deuteronomy 31:6 As my family settled into our Christmas Dinner for 2021, we heard one of the Amaryllis topple over and crash onto the granite countertop. […]