I love the word “Redeemer.” In the Old Testament, the word “redeemer” was used to describe someone who purchased slaves. I learned in Sunday School many years ago that redeem means to buy back. Jesus fulfilled all of the prophesies about a Messiah from the Old Testament. God offers each and every one of us salvation through the work of his Son, Jesus. … Read More God’s Redemption: Reminding Myself
Cleaning Day and what I found: A nice surprise that warmed my heart… Read More Scripture: The Gift that Keeps on Giving
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
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
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
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
Some days I feel incredibly blessed, and then other times I get quite discouraged. That’s when I turn to my scriptures… the ones I have framed, and the memorized… Read More Let Faithfulness Never Leave
Come join our family for the celebration of the Jewish Holiday, “Rosh Hashanah.” This is a repost written by our 13 year old son about this treasured family tradition.… Read More Treasure Traditions: Rosh Hashanah
And while we wait… we have a Hope and Joy that runs deeper still ♥ I pray all readers will know that kind of Love. … Read More Stirrings of my Heart