Puget Sound

Expectations. We all have them placed on us and we place them on others. We put expectations on family, friends, a circumstance, events, a job, an education, a timeframe, and the list could go on. Daily in all aspects of life, we have expectations. Webster’s dictionary defines expectation as a belief that something will happen…

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passport thmb

Travelling is a passion of mine. I love to explore new places, study history, and make new friends. I realized possessing American citizenship and an American passport gives me access to travel to almost anywhere in the world. This is a great privilege. Travelling is a passion of mine. I love to explore new places,…

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surrendered life

My trips to Israel have increased my love for history. I saw a movie recently that gave me another snapshot into the history of the Jewish people. Walking with the Enemy is about a young Jewish man who posed as a Nazi officer to help save Jews from Hungary during World War 2. The film…

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Stacey-thmb

After attending a recent Aglow Area Retreat in Oregon, Stacey Dixon was full to overflowing.  Stacey is a former Lighthouse President, worked with Nancy McDaniel’s Aglow State Prayer Coordinators, and went on the 2014 journey to Israel with the Generations team.  Stacey writes…

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thanksgiving

With Thanksgiving coming this week, I have been reflecting on the past year and what I am most thankful for. The one thing that stood out to me is simply the love of God. As Graham Cooke was speaking to us about first love during one of the sessions at Aglow National Conference, God was…

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JJ Koch

JJ Koch is a new Generations Leader in Cummings, GA. His grandmother, Mary Lance Sisk, was involved in Aglow for many years serving on the International Board of Directors and launching the Love Your Neighbor program. She had a profound impact on JJ’s life. Mary went home to the Lord this year and it was at her passing that JJ…

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ryan-hall

It’s not about performance. It’s about placement. This phrase has been circulating in Aglow through the teachings of Jane and Graham Cooke. It is a phrase that has held fresh in my mind the last few months. As we gathered around the television to watch the Summer Olympics most athletes expressed their only goal…to win…

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Anna's ring

Loneliness and isolation are painful feelings that I experienced for a season in my life. Depression and anxiety seemed to grip me and at times I felt like giving up on life. It was then that the truth of Deuteronomy 31:6 and Hebrews 13:5 became real to me. As I meditated on the word of God,…

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