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Gratitude by the Moment

Oct 25, 2018 4:59:36 PM

Generally, I think of myself as a grateful person. If you asked me, are you grateful? I would most likely respond, “How could I not be? I have a devoted, attentive husband of 35 years and four adult children who live close by and still seem to enjoy spending time with us. I live in a comfortable house surrounded by books and more books. Out my door is the beautiful Inland Northwest. I can walk to the river or hike through Ponderosa pines. I have good friends, a meaningful job. Who wouldn’t be grateful?”

The Blog Post You Don’t Want to Read

Jan 10, 2017 4:40:00 PM

Total Accountability is a necessary and healthy part of recovery. When it's done right, it's also a beautiful element of the Christian life.

UGM Core Value: Pursuing Excellence

Nov 25, 2016 9:32:00 AM

UGM board member Brad Crockett is also a practicing attorney. In this reflection, he explains why we must pursue excellence even though we can't be perfect.

UGM Core Value: Christlikeness

Oct 28, 2016 4:40:59 PM

One of the core values we hold dear here within UGM is Christlikeness - the standard for our attitudes and actions within our ministry community.

UGM Core Value: Unified Teamwork

Oct 5, 2016 12:31:50 PM

A team is made up of members... No one person is able to do all things, but it is by each one doing their part - teamwork - that all things get done.

UGM Core Value: God-dependence

Sep 28, 2016 4:31:53 PM

Reflecting on my own personal journey at the Mission, I have come to realize that for me, God-dependence is the first and most essential of our values.

UGM Core Value: Stewardship

Sep 21, 2016 3:40:10 PM

We have an obligation to carefully manage gifts that have been entrusted to us in a way that enables us to help those coming to UGM for assistance.

UGM Core Values: Loving Relationships

Aug 8, 2014 2:01:00 PM

Barbara Comito on UGM's core value, loving relationships, and how sometimes they're downright messy.

Dreams that grow into forests

Oct 30, 2013 7:00:00 AM