Words of Hope

As 2020 is winding down, I wanted to share some words of St. Francis of Assisi.  I think they are especially powerful for Christians right now.  Our country feels  more divided and we all need […]

Encouraging Others through Prayer

I have been so fascinated by Paul. A man who has every reason to be angry or upset but spends his time encouraging those around him. I strive to live like Paul. My life’s mission […]

“Have you guys ever lived through another time like this?”

That was a question our kids asked at dinner recently after we were talking about Covid-19 and racism.  “NO,” was our answer and discussion ensued. What a shape our world is in!  What will help?!  […]

Interrupted

I’ve been attending a Bible study this year on my favorite book of the Bible – Acts. It begins with the resurrected Jesus promising the apostles that they will receive the Holy Spirit and be […]

Looking For Peace

These are interesting times we live in, aren’t they? Although nothing is new under the sun (Ecclesiastes 1:9), we are experiencing something unusual with the spread of the Coronavirus. Life as we know it has […]

We All Die.

Yes, We All Die. Just as man is destined to die once, and after that to face judgment, so Christ was sacrificed once to take away the sins of many people; and he will appear […]

Revival

Mario and I are morning people! One of our favorite morning activities is having our morning coffee on the patio and reading a devotion together.  We utilize the available series on YouVersion and RightNow Media, […]

Matthias

Acts 1: 26, Then they cast lots, and the lot fell to Matthias; so he was added to the eleven apostles. I don’t know about you, but I love being #2.  You see, #2 usually […]

Breaking the Chains

The movie, A “Christmas Carol” based on the book written by Charles Dickens is a favorite holiday classic about redemption. The scene when Jacob Marley’s ghost appears to Ebenezer Scrooge, Marley is laden down with heavy chains […]

Dare Angel

Those of you who know me – or have heard me, for the matter – know that I may be loud but I’m far from brave. That is why my latest streak of courage has […]