Skyscrapers are amazing sights to behold, soaring so high. But what one often doesn't
consider is their foundations. In order to support the weight of a tall building, a solid
foundation is a must.
The first thing that builders do is dig down to the bedrock under the proposed tower.
Once bedrock is reached, steal footings are laid. Then a network of steal rebar is set and
the whole foundation is filled with concrete.
The foundation of an average home in North America ranges from 1 to 2 feet. The CN
Thomas Willadsen Mary Austin Christopher Keating Dean Feldmeyer Ron Love George Reed Bethany Peerbolte
For January 20, 2018:
God Activates by Tom Willadsen — Perhaps God wants us to delight in each other and in the magnitude and depth of divine love. Perhaps the Lord wants to activate our gifts of the Spirit, to use them for the common good.
We are all intimately connected as one body in Jesus. Isaiah celebrates our intimate union with our creator, describing us as the joyful bride of God. Though there had been alienation and rejection from both sides in the past, the prophet describes us as God’s delight. That connection is also emphasized in Paul’s oddly graphic description of church folks as body parts — we need each other because we are not a living, breathing body if we are somehow separated.
When Jesus visited a wedding at Cana in Galilee, he showed that human disappointments matter to him and that he would be prepared to redeem them. This is a story about a young girl's bitter disappointment when she became a bridesmaid.