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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

Win Some – Lose Some – Save Some

By the time this blog is posted – the election will be over. Can I get a BIG AMEN! When I composed these words and scheduled them to post, it was a full two weeks […]

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 […]

Amazing Stabilizer for Anxious Times

Trust God from the bottom of your heart; don’t try to figure out everything on your own. Listen for God’s voice in everything you do, everywhere you go; he’s the one who will keep you […]

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 […]