Month: August 2020

August 26-September 1, 2020

Reflection on the 2020 Western District Conference Annual Assembly held virtually on August 1-2, contributed by Delon Martens, who served as a delegate for FMC. When Pastor Tonya gave us “word” stars at the beginning of 2020, she invited us to carry that word with us through the upcoming year being open to how that […]

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August 12-18, 2020

We need to lament, mourn, wail, and grieve. During the past few years, as I have studied trauma, I realized that our culture tends not to lament and grieve. I think the lack of lament creates more trauma because “our bodies keep the score”–our bodies remember what has happened to us. If we do not […]

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