Friends,
Last night, during my end of day devotional/prayer time I discovered a resource called Practicing Spirituality in Winter by Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat.  There is a practice for each day for a month.  I would like to share these with you beginning today.  I must confess that when the temperatures drop to the levels of today and yesterday, I get pretty grumpy.  I am a life-long Iowan, you'd think I would be used to this by now!  I am choosing to try these practices to help reframe my approach to winter and to explore a different way of connecting with God and with God's creation -- even in this season...
I hope you don't find these emails to be an intrusion -- please feel free to delete without reading if it feels like one more thing on your plate.  But if not... I would love to hear how the practices go for you.  
Shall we begin?  Day 1 is called "Make Severe and Inconvenient Weather into an Adventure".  It's in the link below.  Blessings to you all...In Riotous Joy, Pastor Chris
In Riotous Joy,
Pastor Chris



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Greetings F/friends!

​Pastor, Reverend Chris Humrichouse

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​Pastor Chris


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