Conntecting the Dots

Posts Tagged: legacy

3 Reasons for Christ-Followers to Celebrate

  This week was my grandson Micah’s second birthday, and we celebrated his special day with cupcakes, gifts, and a hearty round of “Happy Birthday to You.”   Birthdays call for a celebration. So do weddings, anniversaries, job promotions, and the achievement of long-sought-after goals. One can never find too many reasons to throw a… [ read more ]

The Secret to Leaving a Lasting Legacy

Yesterday I attended the memorial service for an 89-year-old woman, the mother of a good friend. The service began with a medley of well-known hymns including “Great is Thy Faithfulness” and “Because He Lives.” It continued with her children and grandchildren sharing memories of her life and stories of her influence on them. One common… [ read more ]

A Woman of Influence Moves to Heaven

I’d just finished having my quiet time this morning and was about to blog a short reflection when I received the news that a dear friend, a woman I’ve known for 31 years, moved to heaven last evening. Writing about her today seems an appropriate way to honor this woman who influenced my life over… [ read more ]

The Legacy We Leave

I enjoyed holding my three-year-old granddaughter Anna during yesterday morning’s church service. During the praise and worship songs, I balanced her on my hip and moved with the music. She’s a born dancer, so she loved every minute. She grinned at me and I grinned back, especially when she mimicked me as I raised one… [ read more ]

Wholehearted Minority

What one word best describes your Christian life? For Caleb, the word is wholehearted. It’s used to describe him three times in Joshua 14 (NLT). Verses 7,8 make the first mention: “I was forty years old when Moses, the servant of the LORD, sent me from Kadesh-barnea to explore the land of Canaan. I returned… [ read more ]