A Secret Recipe for the New Year

A Secret Recipe for the New Year

Christmas 2019 has come and gone. A New Year is dawning, and with it new hope and anticipation. We never quite know what the next year will bring, but whatever 2020 holds, we have the assurance the Lord is with us and will never leave us, if we are faithful to abide...
Shaking the Holiday Blues

Shaking the Holiday Blues

We all have expectations of what Christmas ought to be. For some of us, the very thought of breaking out decorations, and gathering with family to share in the story of Christ’s birth makes us shimmer with excitement. While others cower at the thought of traipsing...
The Priceless Gift of Peace

The Priceless Gift of Peace

December 7, 1941. Pearl Harbor Day. A day that will live in infamy, as President Franklin D. Roosevelt termed it. That calendar day never passes without me recalling the horrendous act that catapulted the United States into World War II. I’m certain those who lived...
Be Thankful for What??

Be Thankful for What??

In a few short days, we’ll be celebrating another Thanksgiving with our loved ones around tables filled with steamy delicacies and holiday cheer. There, we’ll share tales of our experiences over the past year, as well as, expressions...
Trust is Believing

Trust is Believing

Do I really believe God knows what’s best for me? I’ve asked myself that any number of times, and I’m convinced my answer must be No. Face it, if I truly believed God always has my best interest at heart, I’d never worry, never show fear, never...
Seasons of Change and Renewal

Seasons of Change and Renewal

I love that God infused the change of seasons within creation. Each season has a beauty all its own. Yet each also has its down side. Spring holds the beauty of new growth, yet harbors the threat of storms and severe weather. Summer supplies ample opportunities to...