We’ve heard it all before…how we should have an attitude of gratitude. And we should, but…frankly, some days we are more prone to having a BADttitude. So, what actually is a BADttitude? It’s being cross, cranky, grumpy and unable – or unwilling – to put the best construction on anything. It’s having a bad day.
About Lori SolyomLori is a long time member of Trinity. She says, "I work hard, love my kids, and enjoy reading in my downtime. There's no time to be bored in life"
A friend asked me the question, “Do Lutherans give up something for Lent?” My answer was well, somewhat vague, a classic, “No…well, yes…well, it depends.” "I have decided upon a different approach this year. I am making Lent a season of giving." From the perspective of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, "giving something up for Lent" is
Tips for a Stress-Free Christmas Celebration "So…how do you do it all at Christmas without succumbing to holiday stress?" Christmas is a BIG DEAL…and for Christians, it’s a REALLY BIG DEAL! Not only are we trying to keep up with all the fun festivities – rejoicing family, friends and counting our many blessings – but
"Along with new lunch bags and colored markers, at Trinity Lutheran School there is an abundant supply of fresh grace and mercy." Each year as summer draws to an end, students and parents begin to prepare for a new academic year. Life is busy with the tasks of gathering: • New wardrobes for children who
If we are God’s people, we won’t want to leave Him behind when we take a break from the daily grind. The bags are packed. Your airline tickets in hand…you’re taking a family fun flight to the coast. Or…the sleeping bags are rolled, tent stakes located and you have enough spray to repel every mosquito
"...if you are a Biblical Christian, your counseling needs will not be best served by a therapist who does not recognize the God who you believe created and redeemed you." Counseling...It can be beneficial in many scenarios. Sometimes serious medical issues such as clinical depression warrant it, at other times relational conflicts point to a
Admit it. We all know a lot of useless information. Really, in the scope of things, how important is it that we know who played Karen in “From Here to Eternity” (Deborah Kerr), how many seasons the Astros have played in the postseason (nine), and for the kids, what the name of Elsa's sister is
As Christians, we are Easter people. Everything we do is viewed through the lens of the Resurrection of Jesus Christ, the center of all human history. This miraculous life-changing event informs all of our major decisions. Jesus conquered death - and cancelled out our sins - this should be inspiration and comfort for all we