Happy New Year 2024
on January 7th, 2024
“Here I Am!” (1Sam 3:5)It’s wonderful to see a new year. So much happened in 2023. Some of thehappenings were good, some negative, and some things I wish I could go back toand change. Hopefully, you do not go into the new year dragging guilt and regretswith you. Leave the ‘should have, could have’ in the previous year. Instead, youcan enter the new year will joy, hope, excitement, and favorable ex...
Christmas is About Jesus
on December 24th, 2023
I love the Holiday Season with all its glit and glamor. Everywhere are sounds ofChristmas carols playing in malls and restaurants as people hustle and bustle to buygifts for whomever. I already know the gifts that I am going to get for peopleexcept for our eight-year-old granddaughter and her thirteen-year-old brother.These two know immediately what they want. I am sure their minds have beenmarina...
Responses are Important
on December 17th, 2023
We are in the Holiday Season and everyone’s mind is toward being thankful andgiving. But thankfulness is not something that should happen only November orDecember; thankfulness is something that we need to express every single day ofthe year because God has been and is good to us ALL the time!God’s blessings are everlasting, yet how many times do we respond by thankingHim? Often times we don’t eve...
The Power of Words
on November 26th, 2023
What causes division in relationships? It comes from the heart which is the seat ofemotions. And when we verbalize our emotions we speak out or proclaim ourhearts. “A good person produces good deeds and words season after season. Anevil person is a blight on the orchard. Let me tell you something: Every one ofthese careless words is going to come back to haunt you. There will be a time ofreckoning...
Don’t Worry, Be Happy
on November 19th, 2023
There is a song ‘DON’T WORRY, BE HAPPY’, and it has a catchy tune that goeswith the words. That tune crossed my mind today because of the many things thatthe holiday season brings in. The major holiday events are Thanksgiving andChristmas and if your home is anything like ours you will have friends and familyflying in from other states to celebrate with you. Your mind is trying to puteverything in...
Guard Your Heart
on November 5th, 2023
“Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it” (Proverbs4:23).We live in chaotic times; there seems to be no peace anywhere. Our governmentis in a state of chaos and everywhere you look there is unpredictability. Thereseems to be no answers to solve the issues that the world is facing. As Christians,we can rely on God’s Word for our guidance. This verse emphasizes theimpor...