Tag: weekly message


09
Apr 2021
Easter Week

  Recently I’ve gone back to reading a little book called “Attitudes of Gratitude.” Early this week I came across a devotion in this book that suggested we notice all the gifts that come to us through our senses, especially small things that we see, hear, taste and smell. This Easter week I’ve taken this to heart. Spring in the desert provides a feast for this, so I’ve noticed the fragrance of citrus blossoms, the beauty of cactus blooming in our front yard, the sound of birds as well the curl of......

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A Year

A Year

  Almost 525,600 minutes since March 15, 2020, when we closed our buildings for in-person worship and other gatherings. The song “Seasons of Love” from the stage musical Rent asks, “How do you measure...


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Blessings

Blessings

  Art and I are so happy to announce the arrival of our grandson, Harrison Linden Halla-Ragland, born to our son, David, and his wife, Michelle, and big brother, Helios, on Wednesday, Feb. 10...


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