A Lotus Life by Lauren Catanese We all have been given an incredible opportunity. A chance to create, build, manifest, dream, achieve, heal and grow. We have been blessed with the sensational and magical gift of life. What will you do with yours? At the end of the day it...
“Forgiveness is the scent the lavender makes from the heel that crushes it.” I have always loved that quote. I think forgiveness...

A Pastor’s Ponderings

Tis’ The Season By Rev. Pete Hyde The Thanksgiving newspaper hit the driveway with what must have been a three-pound-thud because of all the ads.  'TIS THE SEASON!! The Thanksgiving meal was prepared and devoured, leftovers put away, football games were watched, naps taken and strategy laid out for Black Friday.  Christmas decorations...

Just Sayin’

The Feeling you get by Aleea Darlene Dodson The feeling you get when you’ve found more of you. Like the sun meeting stars for...
By. Rev. J. Pete Hyde There was something different about that particular morning. When I awoke, I could not put my finger on it, but something was different, something was missing. As I got ready to face another day, I dismissed the wonderings and went about my day, soon forgetting about...
By Rev. J. Pete Hyde The sunny March morning came in with a little breeze as a reminder that it was still spring, and summer had not yet turned on its oven-like heat. The bay was mirror-like as far as the eye could see as they crossed the bridge to...

A Pastor’s Ponderings

A Pastor’s Ponderings By Rev. Pete Hyde The old car rolled to slow stop at a bleak and abandoned intersection, literally in the “middle of nowhere.”  The driver looked down at his quickly scribbled instructions.  Had he come four miles or five?  Perhaps it was only three because he was paying...
By Rev. J. Pete Hyde It was the spring of 1963. He was eight years old. His father, a career Air Force man, had been assigned to Clark Air Force Base in the Philippines and had gone ahead of the family to find a place for them to live before they made the...

Surrender

Do you feel a push at every New Year to make a list of resolutions? An agenda to create the changes in your life that you have wanted to make? These “lists” can sometimes feel more like pressure; something to judge ourselves by if we don’t complete, stay on...

Just Sayin

Homeless Vets By Dale Andrews Homeless Vet's, Sidewalk sleeping, under bridges and city streets, tossing and turning, on cardboard mattresses under newspaper bed-sheets, wet, cold, curb black snow dreaming of a cold dumpster, nightmare breakfast, first eaten by first ladies the night before as fine dining. Returning Vet's never whining, or even talking to no one who knows to listen Lost, Forgotten Brave, young...

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