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The Church Doors

The Church Doors

By Kathy A. Weckwerth -As I hastily prepared a toasted english muffin, slathering peanut butter across it and grabbing my cup of coffee, I headed out into the morning wind to make it across the yard to my Wednesday morning Bible study. The little church looked so peaceful as it rested in the grove.  High […]

That Christmas Feeling

That Christmas Feeling

That Christmas Feeling, By Kathy A. Weckwerth It’s that time of year when people are looking for the inevitable Christmas trappings that help them to feel like they are holding onto special Christmas feelings and emotions … the same ones they experienced as a child. As I baked Christmas sugar cookies for the get-together at our […]

Best Life December Calendar

Best Life December Calendar

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God With Us

God With Us

God With Us    By:  Kathy A. Weckwerth Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and they shall call his name Immanuel (which means, God with us).  Matthew 1:23 It’s that time of year again, the time of year when we purchase our gifts, bake our cookies, listen to Nat King Cole and the Carpenters’ Christmas music, […]

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Best Life’s BEST Holiday Recipes

Best Life’s BEST Holiday Recipes

Looking for some fun holiday recipes?  Here’s our faves!                 Peppermint Shortbread Cookies 2 cups butter softened 1 cup white sugar 2 teaspoons vanilla 4 cups all purpose flour   Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cream butter and sugar til fluffy (about 4 minutes).  Mix in vanilla.  Add […]

What Really Matters for Thanksgiving

What Really Matters for Thanksgiving

Today is Thanksgiving.  The sky is dark and has released a beautiful flurry of soft white flakes falling down onto the old brown leaves. I have set my table with the old brown dishes, and the turkey is resting on the kitchen counter ready to go in the oven. As I busy myself chopping onions, […]

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Your Power of Influence Interview With Jenni Catron

Your Power of Influence Interview With Jenni Catron

If you missed it, here’s your chance to listen to the podcast.  This was one of my favorite interviews with Author and Executive Pastor of Menlo Church (with John Ortberg), Jenni Catron.  Jenni and I discuss the power of influence and her latest book The 4 Dimensions of Extraordinary Leadership.  But mostly, she’s great and […]

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Living In the Today

Living In the Today

By Kathy A. Weckwerth I have a slight problem.  Perhaps you have the same one.  I don’t live in today.  I worry about tomorrow and I fret about yesterday.  I don’t live in today. I guess I realized this dilemma was getting more serious when the chilling winds of November arrived earlier than expected as […]

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Building Up Your Confidence

Building Up Your Confidence

By Kathy A. Weckwerth. There have been times in my life when I’ve felt fairly confident in what I’m doing, how God is using me, and what I’m accomplishing.  And then it hits … some experience that makes me feel like I’m totally inept.  Can you relate? I realized that I was uncomfortable, unsure, and insecure when […]

Making Time for Rest

Making Time for Rest

By Kathy A. Weckwerth.  As a child, growing up in Southwest Iowa, I spent a lot of time outside amidst the lush green grass, the beautiful butterflies, the fuzzy yellow jacket bees and the bright dragon flies that Mom grew outside the patio. Day after day, I would lazily flit about enjoying summer afternoons. In […]