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Not Your Typical Church Lady

It had been a week of ups and downs. A beloved family had lost their barn and all their cows in a tragic fire. Although grieved and wounded, they did not fail to trust God. Though shaken, they continu...

 
 By Kelly Baker    Opinion    August 22, 2019

Not Your Typical Church Lady

"You anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows." ~Psalm 23:5 (NIV) There were once two little buckets. They were left sitting outside on a stone wall. One bucket was turned upside down so that it...

 
 By Kelly Baker    Opinion    August 8, 2019

Not Your Typical Church Lady

Last year I came into possession of a very nice chicken coop. With it came some chickens. The "old ladies," as they became known, were very nice and well-mannered chickens. They laid big fat brown egg...

 
 By Kelly Baker    Opinion    July 25, 2019

Not Your Typical Church Lady

The other night I had occasion to walk outside after dark to take care of a few things. There have been many nights that I've gazed up at the moon, but this was the first time I saw colors around it....

 
 By Kelly Baker    Opinion    July 11, 2019

Not Your Typical Church Lady

"Wisdom is supreme; therefore get wisdom. Though it cost all you have, get understanding." ~Proverbs 4:7 (NIV) I can still remember the first time I ever read from the book of Proverbs. We were sittin...

 
 By Kelly Baker    Opinion    June 27, 2019

Not Your Typical Church Lady

"Lefty-loosie, righty-tightey." "A pint a pound the world around." These are little concise sayings we commit to memory to help us remember things. They illustrate a truth. This is what a proverb is....

 
 By Kelly Baker    Opinion    June 13, 2019

Not Your Typical Church Lady

During the winter I tend to hibernate. I eat snacks and cookies and enjoy going to bed as early as possible. This is how I cope with the long, dark days of winter. Eventually spring rolls around and...

 
 By Kelly Baker    Opinion    May 30, 2019

Not Your Typical Church Lady

When I was little, my family would take a day now and then to go swimming at Canoe Creek or Lake Raystown. If we were feeling especially daring, we would get my dad to carry us out where the water...

 
 By Kelly Baker    Opinion    May 16, 2019

Not Your Typical Church Lady

Thanks to a lack of proper purging in my house, I happened to find an old newspaper clipping that made me giggle. It was a list of 10 items titled "Look-and See Signs of Aging" as well as a full blown...

 
 By Kelly Baker    Opinion    May 2, 2019

Not Your Typical Church Lady

Sometimes it is best to just be in the moment. Sometimes it's best to look around and be thankful for the beauty around us. Embrace the order of creation, don't try to alter it. It is as it should be...

 
 By Kelly Baker    Opinion    April 18, 2019

Not Your Typical Church Lady

This week is Holy Week- the week leading up to Resurrection Sunday (commonly marked on the calendar as "Easter.") It's a special time in the life of churches and Christians, and though we may...

 
 By Kelly Baker    Opinion    April 4, 2019

Not Your Typical Church Lady

"Shout! For the Lord has given you the city! The city and all that is in it are to be devoted to the Lord. Only Rahab the prostitute and all who are with her in her house shall be spared, because she...

 
 By Kelly Baker    Opinion    March 21, 2019

Not Your Typical Church Lady

"I lift up my eyes to the hills-where does my help come from? My help comes from the Lord, the Maker of heaven and earth. He will not let your foot slip –he who watches over you will not slumber; in...

 
 By Kelly Baker    Opinion    March 7, 2019

Not Your Typical Church Lady – The Unopened Box

"Your word is a lam to my feet and a light for my path." ~Genesis 33:4 (NIV) Once upon a time, when we were first married, the house we rented needed a new antenna. Let me pause here and explain what...

 

Not Your Typical Church Lady: Responsibility

When I was a little girl, my dad taught me how to hit properly. He taught me how to make a fist (thumb OUTSIDE, not inside for anyone who has no idea). He taught me how to throw a punch. He told me “Give them two warnings first. If they don’t...

 

Not Your Typical Church Lady: Footsteps in the Snow

It had snowed during the day. When I arrived home, the sidewalk to the house was snow-covered and needed shoveled, but first I had to traverse the snowy path to get to the house, where the shovel sat waiting for me on the front porch. It was a light...

 

Not Your Typical Church Lady: Who Killed Joy?

It was a classic murder-mystery of Agatha Christie proportions. When we left the room she was alive and vibrant. When we walked back in a moment later, there she was, face down on the floor. The...

 

Not Your Typical Church Lady: Possibilities

Oh the beautiful blank palette of a new year. The possibilities are endless. Will this be the year we get in tip-top shape? Will this be the year I become independently wealthy and finally employ the...

 

Not Your Typical Church Lady: Joy and Love

On the third Sunday of Advent, we light the rose colored (pink) candle on the Advent wreath. This is the Joy Candle and rose is the liturgical color of joy. It reminds us that the time of preparation and waiting will soon be over and be replaced...

 

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