All posts by Sheila K. Smith

Polling station

God and Politics: Why or Why Not?

Religion and politics are thought of as big no no’s. They are two emotionally charged topics. When I attended a corporate diversity training workshop a few years ago, the facilitator stressed that religion and politics are two areas of discussion to be avoided in the

Glasses resting on Bible

I Surrender All

This is my first sermon and I want it to be the best sermon ever. I have heard many sermons. Some good. Some great. Some short. Some much, much too long. I want my first sermon to be good and inspiring. I want it to

Sunlight shining through leaf

Everyday Spirituality

Spirit is as close to us as the air we breathe yet this Presence can often feel as far away as Pluto. How can we come closer and remain close? Truthfully, I can only answer this question for myself. What I have learned over the