A Thanksgiving Invitation

Next week many of us will find ourselves welcomed into someone’s home to celebrate, give thanks and break bread together. Many of us will be welcoming others into our homes.

One of the early uses of the word welcome was to describe something pleasurable. From the Old English wilcuma “welcome!”—the exclamation of kindly greeting, and “welcome guest,” literally “one whose coming suits another’s will or wish”.

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From Blah to JAH!

Blah to JAH

My Sunday morning this week began with the “blahs”.  You know those days when you just drag yourself out of bed and throughout your day.  There is nothing in particular wrong, you just feel…blah!  During worship, one of the songs we sang was about God as the great I AM.  As we sang of the Great I AM, that phrase —I AM— struck me in a new way.

I am…it’s a phrase I use and think about often, even subconsciously.  Think with me here… Continue reading “From Blah to JAH!”