Forgiveness Thursday – People Come and Go

The grace of the Lord Jesus be with God’s people. Amen. ‭‭Revelation‬ ‭22:21‬ ‭NIV‬‬   Happy Thursday.  This last week I’ve been struggling with a little something that probably most of you have experienced.  From time to time people I have grown to love as friends have come into and gone out of my life….

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Perseverance during Life’s Trials

Blessed is the one who perseveres under trial because, having stood the test, that person will receive the crown of life that the Lord has promised to those who love him. ‭‭James‬ ‭1:12‬ ‭NIV‬‬ We have all endured temptations and preserved through life’s  trials, but some seem especially difficult.  Saying goodbye to a family member…

Blessings Abound

The blessing of the LORD brings [true] riches, And He adds no sorrow to it [for it comes as a blessing from God]. ‭‭PROVERBS‬ ‭10:22‬ ‭AMP‬‬ Good morning!  The sun is out and Landon is excited.  If it doesn’t rain today, he will be able to go swimming.  After a long dry period, we have…

Happy Mother’s Day!

So Jesus, seeing His mother, and the disciple whom He loved (esteemed) standing near, said to His mother, “[Dear] woman, look, [here is] your son!” ‭‭JOHN‬ ‭19:26‬ ‭AMP‬‬ Happy Mother’s Day!  This day has been special for me.  I remember a time when I prayed to be a mother every day.  Now, I have two…

Try Something New Tuesday – Make New Christian Friends

The man of too many friends [chosen indiscriminately] will be broken in pieces and come to ruin, But there is a [true, loving] friend who [is reliable and] sticks closer than a brother. ‭‭PROVERBS‬ ‭18:24‬ ‭AMP‬‬ Happy Tuesday!  A couple of months ago a nice lady that I’ve known for many years invited me to…

Use Your Gifts to Change the World Wednesday – Help Others

I will refresh the weary and satisfy the faint.  Jeremiah 31:25 Good morning and Happy Wednesday!  For some of us this means we are half way through our work week.  It’s a beautiful, but cold spring morning in Florida.  The Dogwoods, Bradford Pears and Azaleas are in full bloom.  It’s beautiful here. Today is a…

Try Something New Tuesday – Weekend and Early Week Adventures

Every word of God is flawless; he is a shield to those who take refuge in him.  Proverbs 30:5 Good morning.  It’s Try Something New Tuesday!  What will you try today? I’ve been under the weather the last few days, but the blessings continue to flow. My first adventure involved visiting a church.  Every six…