Chocolate Soup Time — Post 35

“SEEDS(S)”   Well folks, it happened. I had really hoped that writing on a regular basis, and being surrounded by prayer warriors would make me immune to the weariness of this pandemic.   And then I had a root canal and a sinus infection all at...

Chocolate Soup Time — Post 34

“Stories of Resilience, Part Three”   One common theme in the stories of resilience is that each recipient of God’s abundant love is inspired to pass it on. I forgot to mention last week that Julie and her husband Glenn are also involved in the...

Chocolate Soup Time — Post 33

“Stories of Resilience, Part Two”   One of the amazing blessings of working for a church is that I get to hear wonderful stories of how families and individuals work with God as they rebuild their lives following devastating circumstances. Last week,...

Chocolate Soup Time — Post 32

“What Is Resilience?”   My family gave me a 3D puzzle for my birthday. I enjoy jigsaw puzzles. This was a new challenge. Once I found the “guide” I thought I was doing great. The pieces each have a number even though they do not go together in...

Chocolate Soup Time — Post 31

“Stories of Resilience, Part 1”   This post begins a series where I share with you stories from church members that illustrate what it means to be resilient. Some of these will be stories you can use with children and youth to begin family discussions...

Chocolate Soup Time — Post 30

“Welcome!”   Welcome to Pastor Yvi! It was so fun watching her first sermon along with the “pregame” and “postgame” shows! I especially enjoyed watching her boys answer questions and then take off to make themselves comfortable in their mother’s new...