I don’t know why these difficult times are here, but I am striving to learn from them; holding onto Joy as tightly as I possibly can… Read More Time is Filled with Swift Transition
God is truth. This changes things for me.
I pray that God will give you His perspective today on the situations of your day.… Read More A Different Perspective
Children are excellent memorizers. They also love poems and fun quotes. We began to have little one on one sessions with each child during free time, and I was amazed at the ease in which poems were memorized and recited perfectly within days of teaching/practicing.… Read More Recitations as in Days of Old
Reflecting on the greatest gift that is ever been given, we light a candle and have a special advent devotional each morning until Christmas Day, starting today. We talked extensively about the Christ child, the one who came to this earth and lived as a poor person after being a KING in heaven.
… Read More Glad Tidings to All
These words are from one of my favorite hymns… “Hold to God’s Unchanging Hand” .
I am holding onto that Hand… From the moment I wake up in the morning, until the moment that sleep enters body, I can truly feel God’s hand on my life. I don’t know why these difficult times are here, but I am striving to learn from them; holding onto Joy as tightly as I possibly can; & Jesus… pressing into Him like never before. … Read More The Heart of Courage
“Christmas is not as much about opening our presents as opening our hearts.” _Janice Maeditere While most of my friends and family were shopping for bargains on Black Friday, I chose to stay put and put China and dishes away, organize my son’s closet (he’s away on s Duck Hunting trip) and listen to an… Read More Opening our Hearts
I wanted to take a moment out of my busy Thanksgiving Eve to tell all my readers that I hope each of you has a most enjoyable Thanksgiving Day! … Read More More Blessed than Imaginable: Notes on Thanksgiving Eve
But in all the sadness, when we feel like our hearts are empty & lacking, we’ve got to remember that grief is NOT the absence of hope. .. . Grief is the proof that love is still there.” ~~Tessa Schaeffer Another sweet cousin was called to be with Jesus yesterday. One day we will join… Read More Love is still there…
This morning, I was reflecting on my role as a Mother. This wonderful job requires the skills of a teacher, counselor, maid, short-order cook, nurse, party planner, financial analyst, and chauffer! Unfortunately, the society we live in today has downplayed the importance of my role as a mom. I was reminded of this in church,… Read More The Only standard that Really Counts
These are the reasons I must almost always have blue in any scene. Now you know the secret of my heart.
… Read More Let Nature Inspire