Hope

Today I am going to begin with a tale of two hymns.  The first one is #281 in the grey hymnal:  O God, Our Help in Ages Past.  Give it a look-see. O God, our help in ages past, our hope for years to come, our shelter from the stormy blast, and our eternal home……

Embracing Imperfection: Faults, Flaws and Failure

Let’s just take it as a given—nobody’s perfect. We have core values, high standards for what it means to be human- and we all sometimes fall short. We all have habits, personality quirks, and physical characteristics that we would just as soon live without. We have all bitten off more than we could chew, or…