Spiritual Life writer Rev. Craig Davis reflects on the gray days in the Columbia Basin as well as emotional gray, reasons he describes. The solution to gray within the soul can be found in the Son, Jesus Christ.
Spiritual Life writer Timothy Ledbetter ponders the migration of geese, comparing their group travel with humanity’s journey. He stresses the importance of communication and its myriad benefits to each person.
Spiritual Life writer and scientist Melvin Adams muses about a squirrel just outside the church window, his pew affording a good view. In a lighthearted way, Mel brings spirituality to what may seem like mundane antics to others.
Spiritual Life writer Paul Hamar uses the example of glassblowing to illustrate how in the hands of a master designer, a work of art is created. In the same way, trust the process of change in the hands of God.
Spiritual Life writer Tim Ledbetter experienced the fog banks along the Oregon coast. He uses this phenomenon to illustrate how in life periods of fog may occur in different forms, each providing an opportunity for a new view when it lifts.
Spiritual Life writer Rev. Jan Griffin sees there’s a Great Divide occurring in relationships because of differing opinions. She retells a poignant story to illustrate there is a solution to bridging the gap.
Spiritual Life writer Evan Mehlenbacher recalls how he learned a spiritual lesson when he was challenged with a shoulder injury. Surprisingly, physical healing came when he realized that spiritual healing had to come first.
Spiritual Life writer Rev. Sandra Smith promotes a happy life through spiritual deposits in our Bank of Life. Peace, love and happiness can be found. Deposits, withdrawals are connected, positive and negative
Spiritual Life writer Ken Jarman says Joseph Pearce’s change from racial hatred to a transformed heart is how God’s love and reason can bring redemption. He speaks from his own past of being anti-Christian.
Spiritual Life writer Dr. Rev. Tim Ledbetter reflects on the times and places in life when we inadvertently find ourselves in a “wilderness”, confused in our new situation. He points out that this period may be an opportunity for reflection, refocusing and renewal.
Spiritual Life writer Rev. Helga Jansons understands that desire to enjoy the Pacific Northwest’s natural beauty on a beautiful Sunday. But she also believes you can feed your spiritual side in both nature and in worship on Sundays in the community of believers, not excluding one for the other.
Spiritual Life writer Rev. Micah Smith recalls an unexpected punch while supervising his son in a restaurant. Many more punches of a different kind have hit their mark during his years as a church pastor.
This is a look from above floodwaters in Colusa County, from Freshwater Road, Freshwater Lateral and Old Highway 99 in Williams. The National Weather Service expects more rain in Sacramento Valley, and the mountains are in for another wallop of snow.