Category Archives: Jody’s Posts

Series: The Names of God



I am continuing the adventure in creative worship. I have completed the first sketchbook of watercolor drawings of the names of God. I’ll post some samples as I go. You can follow my journey at


Series: The Names of God

Jody has begun a discipline of creativity this year. Here is a sample. If you want to follow her artistic pursuits now and in the coming year, you can follow her on Instagram

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Overcoming: Taking What Others Hold On To

First-respondersYesterday we watched in horror as ‘first responders’ were called to a local high school during another school shooting incident. Fire, police, ambulance and life flight made it to the scene of Reynolds High School with an engaged emergency response. Meanwhile, parents gathered in clusters along the side streets and parking lots, waiting for word and the opportunity to reconnect with their children. Media interviewed and reported a wide variety of their reactions.

Respond or React

I consider those two words this morning—response and react—wondering if there was a difference in meaning, and if so, what was it? Continue reading Overcoming: Taking What Others Hold On To