I found that I am prepared for driving through the storm, best when I give Him the wheel! The experiences I have in life have demonstrated to me that when I anticipate a storm, I brace myself and start preparing. This last weekend, my husband and I left our area to go visit my sister and her family. They live around six hours away … Read More Driving Through The Storm Give Him the Wheel!
Consider An Eternal Perspective! When we think about what really matters in life, we often consider what we are bothered and upset about. We wonder “why”? There are a lot of “why’s” that I thought of very recently! Let’s take a moment to consider the temporary and the eternal. I see some people have less difficulty than others do. Wondering when I have trials … Read More Consider The Temporary and the Eternal
The Lights One thing I love during the fall and winter is seeing lights. Some are very bright and some are rather dim, low lights and some are candles. Either way, they are beautiful! I’ve been thinking of this as it pertains to our life, especially during the holidays. Some years have been bright and cheerful. Some years have been darker, harder to see … Read More In Bright or Dim Lights – Let’s See Him!
It is important to understand who we should thank and why we should be thankful. We have a specific day in November each year set aside for Thanksgiving. It is a fun day to get together with family and friends to eat. Sometimes we get ourselves worked up over all the details we put into this day. We often take turns telling each other … Read More Who We Should Thank and Why- Understand the Sacrifice!
With Veterans Day approaching, we know that many have experienced loss that is sudden! Their family and close friends have experienced grief! They were known and loved as they made a huge impact, giving their life for the freedom we experience. We can be so thankful that they cared not only for us, but for their country. Let us care for those who hurt! … Read More Our Grief – Let’s Care For Those Who Hurt
When I was a child, I loved watching Mr. Rogers Neighborhood! This show touched my heart very much and Mr Rogers’ values taught me some important life lessons that I still value today. Since a movie came out last year called “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” about Mr Rogers and his life and a movie is scheduled to be in theaters on November 22, … Read More Four Values I Learned from Mr. Rogers
Change Is Constant for Christians “ Not that I have already obtained it or have already become perfect, but I press on [a]so that I may lay hold of that [b]for which also I was laid hold of by Christ Jesus.“ Philippians 3:12 NASB Often, I read of changes in someone’s life and I watch criticism unfold. I read many comments and I hear … Read More Real Change- Let’s Choose Freedom!
Impeachment, Whistleblower, Ukraine… these are words I have heard often this last week. Everyone has an opinion on what happened. We hear from one news channel to the next, their opinion of what is happening right now. Some state facts. I’ve read news reports and many views on social media sites of Who did What wrong! Who is telling the truth, though, who is … Read More Blowing Whistles
Horizontal: God and I We often think that a Pastor or Priest has to go to the Lord to intercede on our behalf to confess or pray for certain things that we are concerned about. God allows us to go to Him though, directly when we want to talk to Him. I am thankful for this! While it is good to let our pastor … Read More Please Intercede!
Grateful for Protection Yesterday, we remembered the 18th anniversary of 9/11. We mourn all those lost on this day. but we can be grateful when we think of those who rescued those hurt in this horrid event. There are also many people to thank for fighting for our freedom. This is an example of something for which we can be grateful. Grateful for Health … Read More Attitude of Gratitude
Conversations With A Friend I remember riding to a Christian school with a pastor and his daughter when I was young. Every morning he prayed on our way. It made me nervous as I wondered if he was closing his eyes when praying as he was driving! This I believed, was the correct way to pray at the time. I believed I had to … Read More Without Ceasing
My husband and I went to see the new movie Overcomers, this past weekend! I identify well with Coach John Harrison as he believes his talent in coaching a winning team means he is successful. When his team lost and many of his players move away, he is not only disappointed but he believes he isn’t a success. He doesn’t see any way that … Read More Who Are You?