Wednesday’s Word

At my kid's school there is a custodian. He knows every student by name, he is silly, doesn't hesitate to dress up in goofy costumes for fundraisers, and the kids love him. In the mornings he greets the kids in the drop off lane. And, when I drop my girls off on Wednesdays, he is... Continue Reading →

Simple advice for faithful living.

An Angel says, "Never borrow from the future. If you worry about what may happen tomorrow and it doesn't happen, you have worried in vain. Even if it does happen, you have to worry twice." 1. Pray 2. Go to bed on time. 3. Get up on time so you can start the day unrushed.... Continue Reading →

December Daily | Day 25…for a child is born…

...a son is given to us. The government will rest on his shoulders. And he will be called: Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. 7 His government and its peace will never end. He will rule with fairness and justice from the throne of his ancestor David for all eternity. The passionate... Continue Reading →

How are you guarding your heart these days?

I am working on a Bible study guide of Proverbs. I find working with a study guide helps me understand and "pay attention" to the Word. I give thought to the Word. Otherwise, I tend to skim over the message and I don't really "listen" to the words. Proverbs 4:23 (NLT) is a plea from... Continue Reading →

get rich in Him.

Have you ever read a passage of scripture in the Bible and  interpreted it a certain way? All this time you thought you were correct in your understanding on that scripture but it turns out maybe you didn't see it as clearly as you thought? I can say I thought I understood the story in... Continue Reading →

advent begins…hope, preparation, joy, love

Today marks the beginning of the Christian celebration of Advent. Advent is a time of spiritual reflection and celebration leading up to the birth of Christ on December 25th.  Advent starts on the fourth Sunday before Christmas. The word 'Advent' is from the Latin word "Adventus," which means "coming." It is more than simply marking... Continue Reading →

micah 6:8

"He's already made it plain how to live, what to do, what God is looking for in men and women. It's quite simple: do what is fair and just to your neighbor, be compassionate and loyal in your love, and don't take yourself too seriously – take God seriously." Micah 6:8 ♥ Have you ever... Continue Reading →

who are you going to listen to?

According to them...I should be model-thin, have zero body fat, starve myself to achieve unrealistic body standards, and happiness will be mine if I just lose 30, 50, or 80 pounds. According to Him...I am beautiful, unique & perfect whether I wear as size 20 or size 2, I was created by a master artist... Continue Reading →

mama said there would be days like these.

There is a blood-wrenching scream coming from the other room. I know that scream. The girls are at it again. My youngest is in my oldest daughters bedroom getting to something she shouldn’t and the oldest isn’t having any of that! It seems all these two do these days is torment each other. And my... Continue Reading →

a good book

I bought a new Bible I wouldn't call myself religious really. I did, however, grow up in the Nazarene Church, attending Sunday school, vacation Bible school, & Church camp. I once witnessed a baptism in the Lake of the Ozarks, where I grew up, when I was about 8 or 9 years old. It seriously... Continue Reading →

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