Enjoy the Change!

Have you ever heard that phrase?  Some people try to avoid change.  Now that I’m a bit older, I’m thinking we better get used to it.  The only constant in our world (besides Jesus) seems […]

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 […]

Enjoying the Season…

“…Rejoice. And again, I say, “Rejoice!…” (Phil 4:4) Thankfulness is an important trait to build into your family — especially at the Christmas season. While the holidays provide most of us with plenty of stress […]

Perspective on Thankfulness

“How can I repay the Lord for all of his goodness to me?” (Psalm 116:12) I read this in a devotional recently and thought I would pass it along. If you have never experienced battle, […]

How to be happy…Does Science back up the Bible?

I recently read an article on CNET concerning what Science says about Happiness. When you boiled down the article, it gave 5 things to do to improve your feelings of happiness and well-being, even during […]

Happy Anyone?

For the despondent, every day brings trouble; But for the happy heart, life is a continual feast. –Proverbs 15:15 (NLT) A few years ago, a study was published about how emotions can be passed along […]

Do the Right Thing Anyway!

Give, and you will receive. Your gift will return to you full–pressed down, shaken together to make room for more, running over, and poured into your lap. The amount you give will determine the amount […]

Small Kindnesses

I’m growing more appreciative of little acts of kindness these days. Kindness, after all, is a fruit of the Spirit.  Gal. 5:22-23 “But the fruit of the spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, KINDNESS, goodness, […]

Gratitude

So much is going on in our world.  I have been on overload and feel like I need a grace period.  I thought you might also, so I wrote out a section of the “Daily […]

Be Strong and Courageous!

Joshua 1:9 “Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.” Years ago, I heard […]