Greetings! I hope this finds you and your loved ones doing well.
I realize that some of you have already seen or read this from my part of the sermon at our Red Shed Event. I really appreciate what these readings have to say and I wanted to share it with everyone. These are three quotes that I found to be especially meaningful and I hope they speak to you.
We discussed the quotes at last night’s Beer/Bible group and had great conversation about how powerful they are. The truths found in each of these three quotes is simple and basic, but also powerful and (if you will let me say it this way) life changing. Please consider discussing these with your friends and loved ones this week.
1) Matthew 5:9 from “The Message”
You’re blessed when you can show people how to cooperate instead of compete or fight. That’s when you discover who you really are, and your place in God’s family.
2) Sister Chris Koellhoffer
Our naming of all that is good or beautiful that we see in a child, a family member, a friend or a coworker is a holy thing. It is an articulation of what it means to live as children of the light and of the day. When we encourage one another and build one another up, we embody and put flesh on the way the Holy One is present and alive within and around us.
3) Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
We cannot walk alone.
May you be blessed and filled with God’s Holy Spirit.