Resolutions!  New Year’s resolutions. 

  Resolutions!  New Year’s resolutions written by Jack – Shepherd of Grace   Have you made them in the past?  Have you been able to keep them? Human nature tests our will to have good intentions to change things in our lives that we know will benefit our well-being. Many resolutions deal with living a healthy life.  Such as exercising

Enjoying the Holidays as You Age

We’ve entered the most magical time of year, full of several big holidays that many people look forward to for months—if not all year long. Holidays may start to feel a little different as individuals age. The holidays may change as adults get older, but that doesn’t mean that they can’t still find ways to enjoy them. Many older adults

Senior Travel Tips

Just because you’re getting older, doesn’t mean traveling has to stop! If anything, older adults should travel more because they have more time (provided they have the financial means). However, being older means you may have to travel differently.   Insurance The most important thing when older adults travel is safety. There may be physical limitations, and older adults may

Jack’s Cabinet of Curiosities – Remembering in November

Jack's Cabinet of Curiosities - Remembering in November

Jack’s Cabinet of Curiosities – Remembering in November Jack’s Cabinet of Curiosities – Remembering in November. Dates on our calendar keep us in touch with daily life. Life of the past, as well as those of the future. There are dates to remember and dates of remembrance. Usually, birthdays and anniversaries are dates to remember, especially family members. This month

Meet Marie of Shepherd of Grace

Meet Marie of Shepherd of Grace

Meet Marie of Shepherd of Grace   Meet Marie of Shepherd of Grace. Marie was born on January 2, 1929, on a farm in Stewart, Minnesota. Her father was a farmer and her mother was a homemaker. Marie was the oldest girl of eight siblings, with five brothers and 3 sisters. With such a big family and living on the

Congratulations Janel Lee!

Congratulations Janel Lee!

Congratulations Janel Lee! Congratulations Janel Lee! Good Shepherd Community has been a long-standing member of the Minnesota Nursing Home Social Work Association (MNHSWA). This year our own, Janel Lee, was the recipient of the Annual Service Award at the 2019 Fall Conference. She has served in many capacities on the MNHSWA board over the years. Janel is currently the Chair

Pastor Weise’s Sermon – Remember the Sabbath, to Keep it Holy

Pastor Weise's Sermon - Remember the Sabbath, to Keep it Holy

Pastor Weise’s Sermon – Remember the Sabbath, to Keep it Holy Proverbs 25.6-14/St. Luke 14.1-11 Trinity XVII/October 13, 2019 Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd/Good Shepherd Community Chapel, Sauk Rapids, MN Rev. Keith R. Weise, pastor/chaplain LISTEN TO SERMON TEXTS PRAYER OF THE DAY Lord, we implore You, grant Your people grace to withstand the temptations of the devil and

Pastor Weise’s Sermon – Previews from God

Pastor Weise's Sermon - Remember the Sabbath, to Keep it Holy

Pastor Weise’s Sermon – Previews from God I Kings 17.17-24/St. Luke 7.11-17 Trinity XVI/October 6, 2019 Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd/Good Shepherd Community Chapel, Sauk Rapids, MN Rev. Keith R. Weise, pastor/chaplain LISTEN TO SERMON TEXTS  Prayer of the Day O Lord, we pray that Your grace may always go before and follow after us, that we may continually

Jack’s Cabinet of Curiosities – America’s Pastime

Jack's Cabinet of Curiosities - Remembering in November

Jack’s Cabinet of Curiosities – America’s Pastime Jack’s Cabinet of Curiosities – America’s Pastime. America’s “Pass Time” has been baseball. Songs have been written to describe a good time at the ballpark – “Take me out to the ball game” and “Casey at Bat” two familiar tunes encouraging attendance at a game. However, numerous other sports have competed for the