Blog Series: The New Normal With COVID19. Day 4 of “Social Distancing”

I have to admit, this has been the longest 4 days of my life in awhile. I still am heading into work – as there are only two of us in the office – the Pastor and me (administrative assistant). Our church building is closed, but church is still happening outside our walls. We willContinue reading “Blog Series: The New Normal With COVID19. Day 4 of “Social Distancing””

How to earn Jesus’s Love….

As I get older, I find more and more throughout my life, that there are people who feel like they have to do certain things or take steps in life to earn their place or others’ love… I get uncomfortable especially when I listen to people talking about how they have to earn the loveContinue reading “How to earn Jesus’s Love….”

Spoken Word Poetry: Silent Church

Click on the link below to listen to me recite  my poem, “Silent Church…”  https://anchor.fm/ariana-r-cherry/episodes/Spoken-Word-Poetry-Silent-Church–A-Poem-e9ciq4 “I stand alone in the middle of the empty aisle, waiting to hear a voice, for a gesture, or a healing touch… The air is cold in the dim-lighted sanctuary….  Where did everyone go?”    

Poetry: I Saw You

  ….The poem below was inspired by a recent Bible study we are doing in church… It was talking about consequences, discipline and if we were ever given second chances or if you received the consequences of your actions… ….While I am not sure about receiving discipline …. I do remember a time or two,Continue reading “Poetry: I Saw You”

It’s hard being a loving Christian in today’s world…

Today’s world is getting so confusing, tougher to live in and understand. Of course, I am sure we have heard similar words spoken from our parents and grandparents – and other family as well. But what I am finding even harder… is trying to be a loving Christian living in this world… The church hasContinue reading “It’s hard being a loving Christian in today’s world…”

Life on Pause: You are in the right place at this moment.

A close friend told me something the other day that I have heard before – and sometimes believe myself – “You are right where you need to be at the present time.” As humans, we experience a multitude of life changes throughout our lives… They begin the moment we let out our first cry intoContinue reading “Life on Pause: You are in the right place at this moment.”

Life on Pause:Religion: Christianity & spirtuality …confusion in my life

Religion seems to be such a large part of who we are in life… It is a tradition passed on to us through our family and something we grow up learning about. We attend church services based on what religion we identify with. And if we are lucky, we continue following in those same footsteps,Continue reading “Life on Pause:Religion: Christianity & spirtuality …confusion in my life”

Testing your faith in life when others let you down.

It always feels good to be a part of something -especially if that something has been a big part of your life-whether it be belonging to a particular group or organization or a church…. But when it’s been a major part of your life from childhood and it lets you down- that is when yourContinue reading “Testing your faith in life when others let you down.”

Inspirational Poetry: Silent Church

SILENT CHURCH In the darkness of a dim-lighted sanctuary, A lightness hangs in the cool air… Memories of years past, those who once sat there, chattering in the pews. Or the uplifting singing voices that filled the Sunday air…. I stand alone in the middle of the empty aisle, waiting to hear a voice, forContinue reading “Inspirational Poetry: Silent Church”