New Every Morning by: Sarah Garza

“New” can bring on a sense of joy. “New” can bring on a sense of anxiety. Whatever emotion is elicited, the thing about “new” is that it fades.

Gratitude by: Rev. Matt Ybanez

No matter how intentional or serious I want to be, there’s a part of me that is afraid I’ll sound like Joe Walsh singing “Life’s Been Good” because for all that I have, I know there are so many more who have not.

Habit by: Rev. Donna McKee

Who among us hasn’t asked the question, “How did I get here?” THIS is how it happens – in increments so small we barely notice.

View-Master by: Rev. Clint Jones

…as decision time nears, I would ask us to think about what reel we will insert in the View-Master slot of our minds as we make our decisions about who will become our elected leaders.

Stormy Weather, Stormy Winds by: Sarah Garza

But the glow from the balloons was not the only show we got to see that night – just as the balloons filled with hot air and warm light, the sky behind us lit up with streaks of bright lightning as dark clouds gathered.

What is your treasure?

What is your treasure? Have you give much thought about how you would respond if someone asked you what you treasure? Most people’s quick response is family and friends, followed by their faith and some might even add their job.

The Voice by: Rev. Donna McKee

It’s comforting for me to know that my mother’s voice is stored in my brain down deep somewhere. I know it has to be, because it comes out of my mouth so often!