Gratitude

Be Still... Give yourself a minute or more to quiet down and be in the presence of God.Breathe deeply and feel the peace that comes upon you. Read... Paul and Timothy, writing to the Philippian Christians, say this: Don't worry about anything, but in all your prayers ask God for what you need, always asking him with a thankful heart. And God's peace, which is far beyond human understanding, will keep your hearts and minds safe in union with Christ Jesus.  Philippians 4:6-7 Good News Translation These…

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The Rules of Perspective

Breathe... Close your eyes. Inhale for three seconds, pause, and exhale for three seconds. Take as many breathes like this as you like. Read... John 14:15-31 ‘If you love me, you will keep my commandments. And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Advocate, to be with you for ever. This is the Spirit of truth, whom the world cannot receive, because it neither sees him nor knows him. You know him, because he abides with you, and he…

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Hello Treasure Valley

We are ELCA leaders and pastors from the Treasure Valley and Northwest Intermountain Synod. Together, we are reimagining and revisiting what it is to be church together as we share our gifts through daily devotions, on-line worship experiences, small group connection, prayer, and support. Please subscribe to receive our devotions through email or follow us in your blog reader. We look forward to the day when we can worship and celebrate together in person, but until then we hope you will join us…

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