Posts about Connie Armerding

God's Love Compels Us to Love God’s Love Compels Us to Love

Posted by Connie Armerding on March 1, 2018 in Connie Armerding, Contributing Author, Faith, Family, Love

The last of all the car doors shut. The kids all rushed inside and although I typically follow suit, I waited. Leaning my head into the steering wheel, I sat there in the quiet. My voice broke the silence. It started as a scream and turned into a wail. In the confines of my locked […]

Deep Roots in Faith Deep Roots in Faith

Posted by Connie Armerding on February 3, 2018 in Connie Armerding, Contributing Author, Faith, Happiness, Hope

Have your roots planted deep in Christ. Grow in Him. Get your strength from Him. Let Him make you strong in the faith as you have been taught. Your life should be full of thanks to Him. (Colossians 2:7) Several years ago we inherited two potted Japanese Maples from my parents. From time to time we […]

Move Through the Darkness Move Through the Darkness

Posted by Connie Armerding on January 18, 2018 in Connie Armerding, Contributing Author, Faith, Hope, Prayer

Our family recently moved to a new town, and the process of finding a rental house was difficult. No house is perfect and even our group of finalists each had little drawbacks. In the end, I was most drawn to the house we’re now living in because of all its windows. There are oversized windows […]

The Power of Restoration The Power of Restoration

Posted by Connie Armerding on October 26, 2017 in Connie Armerding, Faith, Freedom, Happiness

After I graduated college and was moving into my first house with friends I didn’t own any furniture. Along with having no furniture, I also had no money. The upscale Chicago suburb I lived in had a once a year “trash day” where people put their used belongings on the side of the road to […]

The Power of Abiding The Power in Abiding

Posted by Connie Armerding on August 31, 2017 in Connie Armerding, Faith

A few months back I accompanied my twin daughters along with the rest of their third grade class on a field trip to the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry. I had plans to explore and engage in hands on experiences, so when we were immediately ushered in to the auditorium to watch a 3D […]