April 1st, 2022

Hebrews 13:5-6 NIV Keep your lives free from the love of money and be content with what you have, because God has said, “Never will I leave you;     never will I forsake you.” So we say with confidence, “The Lord is my helper; I will not be afraid.     What can mere mortals do to me?” […]

March 31st, 2022

James 4:10 NIV Humble yourselves before the Lord, and he will lift you up. What exactly does it mean to humble yourself in the world we live in? This is the question I asked myself when I read today’s verse. The world we live in is often a “bigger is better”/”look at me” kind of […]

March 30th, 2022

Philippians 1:6 NIV being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus. At some point you have probably walked into a restaurant or a store where renovations are taking place and seen a sign that says: “Please excuse our […]

March 29th, 2022

Romans 8:31 NIV What, then, shall we say in response to these things? If God is for us, who can be against us? All of us have probably experienced times when we were met with opposition at every turn and everything was a struggle. Have you ever had one of those days where it seems […]

March 28th, 2022

John 15:5 NIV “I am the vine; you are the branches. If you remain in me and I in you, you will bear much fruit; apart from me you can do nothing. We have patches of  wild blackberries that grow around our property, but the hedges are thick and the multitude of thorns thwart a […]

March 27th, 2022

Hebrews 10:35 NIV So do not throw away your confidence; it will be richly rewarded. There are a few areas in my life where I have a fair amount of confidence – I make a pretty mean sugar cookie, and my character voices while reading books to my granddaughter are exceptional – at least she […]

March 26th, 2022

Read: Psalm 139:13-14  For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well. I was not aware of the meaning of influencers. Social media influencers develop a following based on their “knowledge […]

March 25th, 2022

Read: Romans 15:13  I pray that God, the source of hope, will fill you completely with joy and peace because you trust in him. Then you will overflow with confident hope through the power of the Holy Spirit. Years ago I had positive quotes, which had special meaning to me, hanging on my wall. They […]

March 24th, 2022

Read:  James 1:2-4  Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything. Do you find you are often searching for the next […]

March 23rd, 2022

Read: Psalm 107:1  Give thanks to the Lord for he is good and his love endures forever For those of us who have or had a teenager, or were a teenager, you can relate to how difficult those years were. As a parent, we are trying to guide our children in a way that shows […]