October 2019 Archive for From a Lay Leader's Desk

A series of opinion articles from lay leaders in our synod.


Overcoming the "Poor Me" Problem with Gratitude

Oct 23, 2019
Do you have a “poor me” problem, too? It’s nothing to be ashamed of. That’s human nature. We see the world through our own eyes, experiencing our own emotions, and chasing our own aspirations. Maybe you say, Poor me. The furnace broke, so we won’t have money for a vacation this winter. Or, Poor me. I live so far from my children that I hardly see my grandkids. For any person, the first step in overcoming “poor me” can be gratitude.