Advent Blessings

I have been so very blessed by all of the prayers, Scriptures, songs, and words of encouragement that have been shared with me this last week. God overwhelmed me in the middle of hard places. Jesus met me with Spirit-led gifts, and they were perfect examples of what Advent is really all about.     … Continue reading Advent Blessings

25 Days of Christmas ~ Day 19

“When they saw the star, they were overjoyed.” Matthew 2:10Christmas morning comes bright and early to homes where little children live. No one has to tell those little ones to get excited, or to be joyful. Their eyes sparkle as they dance and twirl before the glittering gifts waiting to be opened. Our Father sent us … Continue reading 25 Days of Christmas ~ Day 19

25 Days of Christmas ~ Day 9

“For the law was given through Moses; grace and truth came through Jesus Christ.” John 1:17We see the Baby in the manger. We watch the story unfold as the Angels sing, andthe Shepherds rejoice. We look with wonder at the Wise Men traveling so great adistance to worship the King.Yet even when we are filled with … Continue reading 25 Days of Christmas ~ Day 9

25 Days of Christmas – Day 5

“Look, there on the mountains, the feet of one who brings good news,    who proclaims peace! Celebrate your festivals, Judah,    and fulfill your vows. No more will the wicked invade you;    they will be completely destroyed” Nahum 1:15Did you know that God designed times for celebration?   Sometimes we tend to think that people are the ones who dreamed up joy and laughter. We … Continue reading 25 Days of Christmas – Day 5

A Lasting Inheritance

Today would have been my Father's 95th Birthday.Already, he's been gone to Heaven for 20 years,and my Mother joined him there 7 years ago.There are days still, when it feels like I could    pick up the phoneand hear their voiceschecking in on my day, and my home here.But their HOME has become so much … Continue reading A Lasting Inheritance