Monthly Archives: October 2009

We Need Each Other

Oct 30, 2009 Richard Gotthardt Most of us don’t like to feel “needy”.  We’re a self-sufficient lot, able to deal with much of what life throws at us pretty well, thank you.  Sure, having friends and folks around is nice, … Continue reading

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Making the Most of Suburbia

Oct 22, 2009 Richard Gotthardt I came across this blogpost/article and found that it had some great ideas.  There are simply steps that we can take that help build relationships and serve others around us.  Feel free to add your … Continue reading

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Jesus is Lord

Oct 21, 2009 Richard Gotthardt Words matter, still.  It’s true that we live in a day of endless noise and near constant assault of breathless, empty verbiage- talk radio, talk TV, internet chatter, meaningless “sound bites” ad nauseum.  We tune … Continue reading

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Learning to Love…the Church

Oct 16, 2009 Richard Gotthardt One of the signs that we really care about someone is when we learn to love what they love.  For example, I am not by nature a huge fan of classical music, and certainly not … Continue reading

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Facing the Unknowns

By Kendra Roberts Monday through Thursday I take the light rail to ASU’s Tempe campus. Sometimes, the train is quiet; I take one of many empty seats and settle in for an uneventful and peaceful ride. Other times, I’m not … Continue reading

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I'd Rather Have Jesus

Oct 05, 2009 Richard Gotthardt Today, for a variety of reasons, I find Jesus pulling me closer to Him, and it’s such a good thing.  I’m not actually referring to a feeling, but a gut-level, soul-ish awareness of my deep … Continue reading

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Why Am I Here?

By Trever Allen An inch higher and an inch lower I wouldn’t be here.  The ball came over the first baseman’s head from the shortstop and hit me right in the back of my head.  I have not really questioned … Continue reading

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