God is not a God of Disorder, but of Peace.  ICor. 14:33A

We have all witnessed things lately in our country which do not seem at all peaceful or helpful.  It saddens me.  I have been so disappointed that my kids are seeing such dysfunction in our […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

Pivot! Have a Fresh Start!

Being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus. –Philippians 1:6 A story is told about a factory burning […]

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 […]

Do Your Part Toward Peace!

Do your part to live in peace with everyone, as much as possible. Romans 12:18 I’m glad the Bible says to live in peace with everyone, “as much as possible.”  Sometimes it simply is not!  […]

Blue Jesus

A decade or so ago I attended a ceremony for a man receiving much recognition.  The man’s mother was one of the many speakers.  The only thing I remember from the entire ceremony was that […]

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, […]

“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?!  […]