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
As we make happy memories with our families, let us remember to take a few moments to be good to ourselves! Pour yourself a cup of tea or coffee, pick up your Bible and read a Psalm. I love Psalm 107 this time of year… it warms my heart! … Read More Make the Best of 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)
“He brings gifts into our lives… things like affection for others, exuberance about life, serenity. We develop a willingness to stick with things, a sense of compassion in the heart, and a conviction that a basic holiness permeates things and people.”—-Galatians 5:22 (The Message)… Read More Gifts in our lives
Although not done for religious reasons, our family nearly always eats fish on Friday. In Arkansas, our fish came to us without monetary cost, we simply caught it in the Little Red River. Our freezer always overflowed with the catch of the weekend. Now that we are city-folk in PA, we must buy our fish at the market. Not only do we not have time to fish, the fish in the local rivers are fraught with mercury and toxins. … Read More Friday Fun Facts
I do know this… I know GOD. I have total confidence in HIM. Jesus prayed, “This is eternal life, that they may know YOU…” (John 17:3).… Read More Soothing My Soul
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
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…
When the befuddled cashier asked what the little thank you package was, the boys cheerfully remarked,
“It is our way of saying thank you for your service to our family.”… Read More Perfectly Imperfect
And so, on this day, I celebrate. I praise my God for allowing this child to live inside of me, if only for a little while. I thank Him for giving me the privilege of becoming a Mother. I am so grateful that I was given the ability to carry a baby, to experience those feelings of hope and anticipation that all other expecting mothers know. It was one of the sweetest seasons of my life, truly. I shall never regret those days, nor will I blame or doubt or fear.… Read More Sacred Days