Blogs by Month: 10 2010

Sophia Grace

10.28.10 | Cecil Van Houten | Comments[9]

I hold you in my arms for the first time and can’t believe how little you are.  I’m in awe, silenced by the overwhelming sense that I’m cradling a miracle, a gift of grace.  You fit perfectly, your head in the crook of ...

A Confession

10.06.10 | Cecil Van Houten | Comments[4]

Well, I did it.  I tried not to for as long as possible.  I wrestled with it.  I struggled...kind of like Paul when he said he didn't do the things he wanted to do and instead did the thing he hated.  Well, I did one of those ...

How to Appreciate A Pastor

10.04.10 | Terese Main | Comments[1]

October is Clergy Appreciation Month.  So what exactly should we do?  You might be surprised by what would encourage your spiritual leader.  Mine just beams when I offer a handshake or a hug and say "I really needed to hear what you ...