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…Read more »

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Forgiveness Thursday – And Forgive Yourself!

For if you forgive other people when they sin against you, your heavenly Father will also forgive you. ‭‭Matthew‬ ‭6:14‬ ‭NIV‬‬   Happy Thursday!  I can’t believe how fast this week has passed by. There have been quite a few things happening here.  A couple of days ago two children, who are well-known and loved,…Read more »

Use Your Gifts to Change the World Wednesday – Consider the Source

We have different gifts, according to the grace given to each of us. If your gift is prophesying, then prophesy in accordance with your faith; if it is to encourage, then give encouragement; if it is giving, then give generously; if it is to lead, do it diligently; if it is to show mercy, do it…Read more »

Try Something New Tuesday – Let God Take Over

The Lord will fight for you; you need only to be still. ‭‭Exodus‬ ‭14:14‬ ‭NIV‬‬ Happy Tuesday!  It’s raining here and we are so excited!  Isn’t it great God knows what we need and when we need it. Have you ever had one of those days where you felt invisible to someone?  I’m sure you…Read more »

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…Read more »

Finding the Balance: Listening and Speaking

Listen and hear my voice; Listen carefully and hear my words. ‭‭ISAIAH‬ ‭28:23‬ Someone once told me that God gave us two ears and one mouth for a reason.  Yet, listening is something that is difficult to do.  Is it because we are so selfishly caught up in ourselves or maybe it’s because we want…Read more »

Forgiveness Thursday – New Opportunities

Be kind and helpful to one another, tender-hearted [compassionate, understanding], forgiving one another [readily and freely], just as God in Christ also forgave you. ‭‭EPHESIANS‬ ‭4:32‬ ‭AMP‬ Good Morning!  After a little more than a week of this nasty cold, I’m starting to feel better! Thank you for your prayers. The weather has been beautiful,…Read more »

Try Something New Tuesday – Be Flexible and Enjoy

I will give you a new heart and put a new spirit in you; I will remove from you your heart of stone and give you a heart of flesh. ‭‭Ezekiel‬ ‭36:26‬ ‭NIV‬‬ Good morning or good evening, now.  I started this post before 7 am.  I was going to chat about flexibility today.  As it…Read more »

Cinco De Mayo and Death

For it is by grace [God’s remarkable compassion and favor drawing you to Christ] that you have been saved [actually delivered from judgment and given eternal life] through faith. And this [salvation] is not of yourselves [not through your own effort], but it is the [undeserved, gracious] gift of God; not as a result of…Read more »

Tell Me Something Good Monday – The Holy Spirit

The amazing grace of the Master, Jesus Christ, the extravagant love of God, the intimate friendship of the Holy Spirit, be with all of you. ‭‭2 Corinthians‬ ‭13:14‬ ‭MSG‬‬ Happy Monday!  I hope your day is going wonderful and you are enjoying life. When you are studying the Bible, do you ever have an “aha”…Read more »