Attitude: Do I have a choice?

Attitude: Do I have a choice?

I am convinced that one can choose one’s attitude. A familiar story goes way back.  Many speakers and preachers draw upon this ancient parable to inspire their followers toward higher ground in thinking and attitude.  The tale goes like this: There once was a traveler...
Feel the Feelings that you Feel

Feel the Feelings that you Feel

In the past, I’ve written about relationships on this blog. However, at this point in this season of social distancing and safer-at-home orders, it would be much easier to write about the Netflix documentaries I’ve been binging on rather than relationships. Through...
An Update from WGA

An Update from WGA

I trust and pray that you are doing well doing this season of quarantine, illness, the economic roller coaster, and all the chaos brought about by these things. At the beginning of 2020, no one knew what was in store for us. Fortunately, we serve a God who is not at...
From Depolarizing to Loving

From Depolarizing to Loving

There is a human reaction that occurs in every society:  Polarization.  One person steps to one side of an issue, and the other person – feeling the need to bring balance – steps to the other side. The first person may feel unheard, or may simply feel the need to...
Comfort, Comfort My People, Says Your God

Comfort, Comfort My People, Says Your God

“Shout for joy, O heavens; rejoice, O earth; burst into song O mountains! For the Lord comforts His people and will have compassion on His afflicted ones.” Isaiah 49:13 “For this is what the Lord says: ‘I will extend peace to her like a river, and the wealth of...
WGA Zooms Along

WGA Zooms Along

During the federal and state stay-at-home guidelines, Where Grace Abounds (WGA) has continued to meet.   It is the lifeblood of our ministry to provide opportunities for people to support one another and to experience interaction with the hearts and minds of WGA staff...