Word for the Year

“I am leaving you with a gift—peace of mind and heart. And the peace I give is a gift the world cannot give. So don’t be troubled or afraid. John 14:27 (NLT) *My granddaughter, Kate, always asks me what my word is and then creates something for Christmas. This is her...

Festive or Frantic?

Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank him for all he has done. Then you will experience God’s peace, which exceeds anything we can understand. His peace will guard your hearts and minds as you live in Christ...

What a week!

Be thankful in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you who belong to Christ Jesus. 1 Thessalonians 5:18 (NLT) I’m usually one of those girls that has a glass-half-full attitude. But this has been quite a week and if I choose, I can do a great job...

Missing Piece

For to us a child is born,     to us a son is given,     and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called     Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God,     Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. Isaiah 9:6 (NIV) The Christmas check list seems unending. From...

Light or Shadow

Whatever is good and perfect is a gift coming down to us from God our Father, who created all the lights in the heavens. He never changes or casts a shifting shadow. James 1:17 (NLT) A nine-year-old girl joined her mother and aunt for a week of camp at Forest Home...