Notice the Birds

Look at the ravens. They don’t plant or harvest or store food in barns, for God feeds them. And you are far more valuable to him than any birds! Luke 12:24 

During this time of unprecedented pandemic, it has amazed…

God is Near

We thank you, O God! We give thanks because you are near. People everywhere tell of your wonderful deeds. Psalm 75:1 

Are you feeling alone during these mandated “shelter-in-place” rules? In these days of social distancing, it can become difficult…

Learn the Secret of Contentment

I know what it is to be in need, and I know what it is to have plenty. I have learned the secret of being content in any and every situation, whether well fed or hungry, whether living in plenty

"Goobers" and All

Have you ever looked in the mirror and gasped when you saw something unattractive hanging from your nose? I had been meeting with a group of women and we had been sharing deeply with each other. If it was there…

Joy in Becoming New

Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here! 2 Corinthians 5:17

It can be refreshing to take something old and make it new again. Remodeling a room in your…

Healing for God's Glory

As he went along, he saw a man blind from birth. His disciples asked him, “Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?” “Neither this man nor his parents sinned,” said Jesus, “but this happened

Joy in God's Presence

You will show me the way of life, granting me the joy of your presence and pleasures of living with you forever.  Psalm 16:11

Do you enjoy spending time with God? Do you make your relationship with Him a priority…

Joy in God's Direction

Are you facing a choice and are unsure what to do? Invite God into your decision-making process. Seek His character in the Bible and His direction through prayer. Then, “be still in the presence of the Lord and wait patiently

Joy in New Beginnings

Did you miss making a New Year’s Resolution?  It’s never too late; our new beginning can start at any time. All we need is an open heart and a desire to make a change. So, what is it that you’d…

Joy in Christmas Dreams

Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows. James 1:17

What is your dream for a perfect Christmas? Does it include peaceful family gatherings…

Joy in Rest

A rest area can become an oasis along the highway if fatigued drivers choose to take a break from their journey. Do we heed the call to rest, or push on, becoming even more exhausted along the road? So, too…

Joy in Praise

Just go outside and listen. Do you hear it? It’s the sound of nature praising our Lord and Creator. From the birds singing their song, to the wind rustling through the leaves and the waves crashing on the shore, each…