Category: Community

Thoughts about community and fellowship.

August 31, 2016 Marlyn Ramirez No comments exist

Have you ever stopped and thought about what your aspirations are? I don’t mean aspirations as a purely academic exercise. What I’m referring to is to really, truly  look inside yourself, examine your makeup, what moves you, what inspires you. What is the purpose of all the physical, mental, and spiritual effort you put out…

August 24, 2016 Marlyn Ramirez No comments exist

Grateful… I recently read an article where a poor, blind man was referred to a psychologist because he was suffering from depression. The man, with a sad face, drooping shoulders and tired gait walked into the therapist’s office. After listening attentively to the sad man pouring his heart out, the psychologist asked him to perform…

July 11, 2016 Marlyn Ramirez No comments exist

In the recent weeks, our nation has suffered tremendous wounds, perpetrated by those whose intent was to become judge and jury at the same time, all the while circumventing a process, which, as imperfect as it is, has been one of the best justice systems in the world.   There are many who believe that…

June 22, 2016 Marlyn Ramirez No comments exist

Have you ever been surrounded by a massive group of people, at a theme park, a big sporting event, maybe even in a big city, like New York, and still felt utterly alone? The feeling that even though there are so many other humans around you, passing you by, laughing, and carrying on, you are…

May 27, 2016 Marlyn Ramirez No comments exist

The Need of Community The need for community is evident today more than ever in our society. The rhetoric of those who seek to lead the masses seems to be more divisive than it’s been in a long time. Our nation appears to be on the road to division, where lines have been drawn in…