Marcia Hufstader

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August 2, 2012 // 0 Comments

Staying on course—paddle! by MARCIA HUFSTADER Member, Third Church of Christ, Scientist Yesterday some friends and I were kayaking in a big lake. The waves weren’t huge, but significant, and the wind was blowing. In order to stay on our course we had to keep paddling. If we stopped paddling we’d get blown off course, lose ground and be broadside to the waves. There [...]

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December 15, 2011 // 0 Comments

Angel Messages  by MARCIA HUFSTADER member, Third Church of Christ, Scientist “Angels we have heard on high,” the words from a well-known traditional French carol, are words we can all claim today and every day when we are hopeful, faithful and listening for God’s messages. In the carol, the angels were telling the shepherds about “Christ the Lord, the newborn [...]

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August 18, 2011 // 0 Comments

Struggles—good or bad?  by MARCIA HUFSTADER Third Church of Christ, Scientist One answer to the question “Good or bad?” could be: It’s all in how you handle it. While mowing the lawn the other day, I found myself singing a song I danced to when I was six years old. Part of the lyrics go like this: “Though April showers may come your way, they bring the flowers [...]

A Message for You — December 9, 2010

December 9, 2010 // 0 Comments

Family Ties by MARCIA HUFSTADER member, Third Church of Christ, Scientist What is it that binds us together or breaks us apart? What is it that makes us want to be with some people and not with others? Sometimes we face these feelings within our own families and sometimes in our circle of friends. Is there a way to always feel harmony and peace within relationships? [...]

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November 25, 2009 // 0 Comments

The power of gratitude by MARCIA HUFSTADER member of Third Church of Christ, Scientist Grand Rapids Every day the news is filled with signs of anger, resentment, uncertainty and dishonesty. What is there to be grateful for, and does gratitude do any good? Sometimes it takes searching our heart, searching our inner thoughts, to feel a deep sense of gratitude, a feeling of [...]
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