Posts from 2007

Posts from 2007

>Words of Good Cheer… Filling the Air

>by Robin Schmidt Have you hauled out the holly? Decked the halls? Do you hear jingle bells? Silver bells? Are you simply having a wonderful Christmas time? The sounds of Christmas…music. Music is an amazing and powerful thing. It can set a mood, or take you back in time. Words and sound…

>The Horse Knows the Way

>“Over the river and through the woods, to Grandmother’s house we go. The horse knows the way to carry the sleigh in the white and drifting snow.” I always think of that as a Thanksgiving song. Thanksgiving approaches and I begin to sing those lines in my head. It is very comforting isn’t it? The road to Grandmother’s home is so familiar…

>What did you do Wednesday?

>October 31 Grace Chapel families scattered to their homes, to await their neighbors…. This was the first year the porch light was on at the Schmidt house, and it rocked my oldest daughter’s world. So I sat on my porch steps (it was such a nice evening) talking to Anne on my cell phone and explaining why, after 25 years, we were passing out Halloween candy.…

>Just Walk Across the Room Week 3

> Lord Jesus, as we continue to make our way “across the room” help us to craft our individual faith stories in a way that people can understand and relate to. At the same time, Father, guide us when we present the follow-up ‘Good News’ story about your Son to others. Amen.

>Just Walk Across the Room Week 2

> Father, we thank you for the many groups that are forming. Thank you forthe new leaders, and the friendships that will come from this time together.Father, we ask for focus and time management as fall activities vie for ourtime. Bring each of us closer in our relationship to you. Show us thosepeople you want us to walk to and prompt us to hear their story and develop…