From Worship Experiences

Outdoor Worship at Lewis Center UMC

This last week we went to our first in-person outdoor worship service at Lewis Center United Methodist Church.  We hadn’t worshiped with a congregation since the beginning of March. This was the second outdoor worship service for Lewis Center.  They have two huge, wonderful shade trees on a large lawn.  The lawn gently slopes down …

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Low Battery or Not Plugged In

Today when I tried to use the mouse on my computer, it wouldn’t work.  I decided it had a low battery and replaced the battery.  But it still didn’t work.  Then I noticed that the wireless receiver for the mouse wasn’t plugged in.  If it isn’t plugged in, the mouse can’t communicate with the computer.  …

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No Other Gods Before Me

In my morning devotions today, I read Exodus 20, which contains the 10 Commandments.  As I read the first commandment again, “You shall have no other gods before me,” it hit me in a new way.  This is why I read the Bible over and over – because you never know how the Holy Spirit …

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Simple Sheep and Silly Sheep

The local memory care nursing home, Thrive, has sheep outside its doors.  The three plastic sheep are something they added this year.  I don’t know who is in charge of the sheep but what they are doing changes with the season.  For instance, on Valentine’s day they held up big hearts.  New Year’s they wore …

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Life of Answered Prayer

Do you have a life of answered prayer?  I do.  I look over prayer journals from years past, and see prayer after prayer that God answered. One of the best answered prayers in my life is my husband, Tom.  Yesterday was our 39th wedding anniversary.  Hard to believe – the years have flown by!  There …

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