Posts Tagged ‘Imitation’
I built four large, raised-bed vegetable gardens and one small herb garden in our back yard for Alean. Though it is a lot of work, she enjoys arranging, planting, cultivating the vegetables. I enjoy eating them! The twenty-four-inch elevation allows her to tend the gardens without straining her back. Some time ago Alean and I…Read More
How Do I Imitate Jesus?
Imitation I suspect it is the practice of almost every toddler to step into mom or dad’s shoes. My granddaughter, Peyton, is intrigued by my shoes and looks adorable trying to wear them. Grandpa wears these things, so it must be important for me to wear them too, just like grandpa. We imitate those we deem…Read More
What Walking in Jesus’ Steps Entails
In 1896, Charles Monroe Sheldon, pastor of Central Congregational Church in Topeka, Kansas, began a story-telling series as part of his Sunday evening services. The story Sheldon told takes place in the fictional railroad town of Raymond, and focuses on pastor Henry Maxwell of First Church of Raymond. In the story, Maxwell challenges his congregation…Read More