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12/07/2018

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Katie Iser   Over the past few years, our family has been getting more and more involved in sports. We have a son who is active in baseball, football, and basketball. He is finding a love for each one of these sports and wants to get better at each one. My husband was an athlete in all of...

11/18/2018

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Katie Iser   Recently, I was talking with a few other moms at one of my son’s basketball practices. They jokingly talked about how “over-protective” or prepared they were for cold weather. Mostly they talked about the difficulty of getting their kids to wear...

11/16/2018

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Katie Iser   One of the bummers about getting older is that we eventually experience loss. When we lose someone who has impacted our lives, whether it is someone of influence or a loved one, something changes inside of us. For most of us, it is a perspective change. For some of us, it is...

11/02/2018

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Katie Iser   A year ago, Pastor Matthew led us through a series titled Margins. He challenged us to take a step back from our normal, everyday routines and evaluate how we steward our time, our finances, our priorities, a Sabbath day, etc. For me, the way I prioritize my time did not...

10/12/2018

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Katie Iser   Over the last few weeks, every day was exciting as things were coming in to help prepare to do ministry in our new building. We had planned and planned, and it was all starting to come together. We weren’t sure if some of it was going to work the way we envisioned in...

09/21/2018

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Katie Iser   My family is not finding a good "routine." Our weeks are full and scheduled but things keep changing and happening, and it’s making a mess out of each of us. We're turning on each other out of frustration and losing patience. When this happens, I have moments when I...

09/07/2018

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Katie Iser   My earliest childhood memory is one from kindergarten. It was a half-day morning class, and every day we would come in and need to remove our chair from the top of the table. One evening after school, I fractured my wrist. It was only the first week of school and my...

08/23/2018

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Katie Iser   Over the last decade, I have attended more funerals than I would have expected. Deaths that were too soon, in my opinion, and were difficult spiritually and emotionally draining. But recently, I attended the funeral of my 101-year-old great aunt Annabelle. It might seem...

08/09/2018

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Katie Iser   I’m sure you’ve seen a glass that is filled half way and heard the question, “Is the glass half full or half empty?” The question is used commonly to gauge a person’s worldly view, optimistic or pessimistic. Do they look at life from a positive...

07/27/2018

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Katie Iser   Ever have an experience that was so grand it became the standard you judged all other experiences against? Maybe a vacation or a movie or even a house? Do you desire to recreate how you felt in those exact moments? I could tell you about a family vacation we had that all...