Fasting and Feasting

February 16, 2023 | Melissa Riggs

“Make sure you go out and celebrate.”  My mom has spoken these words to me more than once in my adult life, but I remember them one time specifically.

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Flowers in the Dark

February 8, 2023 | Kevin Perry

Around this time a year ago on a chilly gray-skied day, I stood beside a fresh grave. The husband of the woman who died grabbed me by the arm as I was leaving and said these words to me: “There are no flowers anywhere….did you notice?”

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Built to Last

February 1, 2023 | Rob Bloss

My earliest memory of designing and building anything was in 7th grade woodshop. My future as a skilled tradesman ended under the level eye of Mr. Helzer. He took one look at the wobbly night stand I had fashioned and proceeded to dismantle it...

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Search Me!

January 25, 2023 | Chad Vinson

One of my favorite games to play as a child was hide and seek. The screams of everyone shouting “not it” still ring in my head. Even from a young age hiding has always been the preferred choice.

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The Time Given Us

January 18, 2023 | Carrie Henry

Having recently turned the calendar from 2022 to 2023, this is an opportunity to pause and reflect on how you and I steward the time given us.

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