Browsing Beth's Thoughts on the Journey

River of Change: Spiritual Assessment

Posted by Beth Roeder on 11/09/18

I have been thinking a lot about spiritual assessments. The theme of a river of change should have some way that we can hold ourselves accountable to deepening our faith. How do we do that? A spiritual assessment can be a great tool for that. Each night (or when ... Read More »

River of Change 9.16

Posted by Beth Roeder on 9/15/18

River of Change

This weekend’s readings give us a way in which our river of change should be affecting our lives. The psalmist tells us exactly how our rivers should flow. The psalm states: I will walk before the Lord, in the land of the living.” The reason we should ... Read More »

On the Path: River of Change

Posted by Beth Roeder on 9/05/18

  River of Change At the river banks we met. He asked me to repent. You are mine, He said. Your old ways are dead. The new way of the light became my focus sight. In the river of change. My life was rearranged. Growing up, I spent hours ... Read More »

God on the Move!

Posted by Beth Roeder on 5/26/18

There are many times that I find myself recognizing the presence of God in my life. A day when everything comes together is one. Sometimes someone says something that I know is something God is speaking to me. God is all around and on the move. This summer I ... Read More »

Fear Not 5

Posted by Beth Roeder on 11/10/17

Genesis 9.13 “I have set my rainbow in the clouds, and it will be the sign of the covenant between me and the earth.”   The rainbow is one of those visible reminders of God’s covenant. Even today people rush outside or get excited to see a rainbow. Rainbows ... Read More »

Fear Not 4

Posted by Beth Roeder on 11/04/17

Genesis 1.28

“God blessed them and God said to them. Be fertile and multiply; fill the earth and subdue it. Have dominion over the fish of the sea, the birds of the air, and all the living things that crawl on the earth.”


I find many fears, worries ... Read More »

Fear Not 3

Posted by Beth Roeder on 11/02/17

  Genesis 1.27 “God created mankind in his image; in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them.” There have been times that I have lost my way and I can see no light in the pit. Yet as a little girl I had ... Read More »

Fear Not 2

Posted by Beth Roeder on 11/02/17


I am starting my fear not journey with Genesis. When I first began writing my “fear not” blog I just picked readings that struck me. I became frustrated with the fact that at times I needed to sit with a reading and savor it. I realized that the ... Read More »

Fear Not 1

Posted by Beth Roeder on 11/01/17

Fear Not… On the Path

If there is one thing that I want to pass on, it is this: Yes, there is a God. God is everyone and can be found for God never leaves us. Like those who walked the road to Emmaus, and sat down to supper ... Read More »