This morning, as every Sunday morning, we have gathered here in this place on purpose. Each of us is here intentionally. Today is a special day set aside to honor special people in our lives—our mothers—but for many of us that can bring painful thoughts as well as pleasant ones. Some of us have experienced a loss that this day causes us to remember—some of us have never experienced the feelings of joy and well-being that can be a part of family life. God knows all about our hurts and struggles. Take hope! He has comfort and encouragement for us wherever we are in our journey through this challenging life in which God has placed us.
Whole and healthy families have 6 common characteristics and this morning we will look at what they are and how they can be a healthy part of our lives. [Read more…]