Making Sense of What Happens to You

Making Sense of What Happens to You

With over half a million deaths in this country alone, who has not been touched by this pandemic? The unseen lines of connection have been skewed or even severed as our once familiar communities have been crippled. In the aftermath, there’s a deep need to rebuild the...
Why Telling Your Story Builds Up Your Church

Why Telling Your Story Builds Up Your Church

Churches coming out of this past year’s sequestering should consider creating opportunities for members to share their COVID-19 stories with one another. It’s been 14 months now since many churches went into social isolation. While there have been abundant virtual...
After COVID, We All Have Stories That Needs Telling

After COVID, We All Have Stories That Needs Telling

Houses of faith are now considering a deliberate move back to in-person worship as the number of inoculations is rising. But no one believes we will simply take off our masks and step back in time to a previous way of being. We cannot simply go back to the way things...
You Have a Story to Share

You Have a Story to Share

If you are a living, breathing person, you have a story. The importance for this lies in a deep soul need to share our story and connect with others by hearing their stories. We know the facts of a life. We know date and place of birth. We know names of family members...
Share, Record Your Family Stories This Holiday

Share, Record Your Family Stories This Holiday

A friend shared recently about how his grandfather and his pregnant wife escaped from Russia before the First World War. I asked him if he had written the story. Writing or recording your story is so important because stories connect us. If your story is not preserved...