December 2015 Newsletter

Serenity Inns December 2015 Newsletter

A Holiday Message from the Executive Director

During this holiday season, I feel compelled to talk about something different from the typical bright side message. Oftentimes, it is challenging to talk about faith and spirituality because many confuse spirituality with religion. Or they measure faith with success. However you understand them, Faith and Spirituality seem to shine brighter during Thanksgiving and Christmas. People are kinder, a little more loving and rethinking those missed times spent with God. Sadly, the journey of faith for many individuals can be painful and challenging as they try to figure out who they are and where they belong on the food chain called life.

 

Ellen Blathers

Ellen Blathers

For many, Serenity Inns offers opportunities for recovery and a refuge to those whose faith has taken a blow and offers as well a shot of hope to their wounded spirits. For the staff, the work is intense year round. We present ourselves as good stewards of the work. Many of our volunteers see the results of our work, the smile on our faces, and our premium cheerleading skills. 1 Corinthians 4:2 Moreover it is required in stewards that a man be found faithful. For us, it is more than a job; it is a commitment to our faith, to the core of who we are as individuals.

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