Amy Carmichael, missionary to India once said, “In acceptance lies peace.” I truly believe that. When I need to feel great peace, I get very still, pray, and listen. Somehow, God ALWAYS makes it clear to me that deep inside of me, below the crashing turmoil and waves of the pressures around me, there lies a PEACE and a Calm to which I can retreat.… Read More The Great Escape
During my childhood, my Mother would be at the Kitchen Table early in the morning with her Bible open.… Read More Early Morning Vespers
Memories are like treasures stored in a bank’s safety deposit box. My goal is to make as many deposits into this memory store as possible this season. … Read More Dear Friends
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
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
Back in those days, we memorized a verse for each letter of the alphabet. We still remember those essential scriptures now!… Read More Light tomorrow with today!
He is not far from each one of us. “For in Him we live, and move, and have our being.” (Acts 17:27-28 NIV Version of the Bible)
I love the Fourth of July. Our family celebrates it in much the same ways as any other family in the country: A picnic, a dip in the pool, a campfire with roasted (burnt)marshmallows, and finally, fireworks. But we also celebrate the MEANING of the day. … Read More Three Cheers for the Red, White and Blue
What is essential is seen only with the Heart
… Read More Look with your Heart!
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