Faith Baptist Church of Sterling

Meditation

The Power of Reflection

I usually read one book a year that has to do with time management…goal setting… life management stuff. I’m always looking for ways to be productive, but balanced. Many of those books—especially those dealing with goal setting—suggest you develop a sort of 5-year plan and work backwards from there. So, they advise, ask yourself this…

Thankfully Opting Out

Looming on the horizon later this Thanksgiving week, Black Friday beckons the highly commercialized and materialistic West to shop. Luring us into the darkness with promises of unbeatable deals on everything from diamonds and luxury cars to toys and clothing, shoppers are urged to forgo sleep to take advantage of door-buster bargains, and then shop…

How Cold is Cold?

How cold is “cold”? As I sit down to write, our neck of the woods is beginning to enter the deep freeze, with temperatures falling the rest of the day and overnight. The weather people and my weather.com app tell us that the mercury is supposed to hit -26 before rising to a high of…

Pondering the Eagles….

I’ve never been a great fan of winter. Sure, as a kid I had fun sledding, building an occasional snowman or two, and battling a bit in snowball wars. But I’ve always preferred the warmer days of spring, summer, and fall. Part of the reason for my distaste for the cold weather is surely due…