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Alleluia Moment

Philippians 3:14   I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus. Have you ever had an “Alleluia” moment? I had one Friday night! I arrived on the struggle bus Thursday morning when our… Continue Reading “Alleluia Moment”

Your Word for 2017

Jeremiah 29:11  “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” Happy 2017! A new year full of hope and promise is here. I… Continue Reading “Your Word for 2017”

Bask in the Peace of Christmas

Luke 2:1-20  In those days Caesar Augustus issued a decree that a census should be taken of the entire Roman world. (This was the first census that took place while Quirinius was governor of Syria.) And everyone went to his own town to register.… Continue Reading “Bask in the Peace of Christmas”

Following the Star

Matthew 2:8-11  He (King Herod) sent them to Bethlehem and said, “Go and make a careful search for the child. As soon as you find him, report to me, so that I too may go and worship him.” After they had heard the king,… Continue Reading “Following the Star”

Tradition

Matthew 15:3-9  Jesus replied, “And why do you break the command of God for the sake of your tradition? For God said, ‘Honor your father and mother’ and ‘Anyone who curses his father or mother must be put to death.’ But you say that… Continue Reading “Tradition”

Relocation

Psalm 84:1-5  How lovely is your dwelling place, O Lord Almighty! My soul yearns, even faints, for the courts of the Lord; my heart and my flesh cry out for the living God. Even the sparrow has found a home and the swallow a… Continue Reading “Relocation”

Be Still

Psalm 46:10-11: “Be still, and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth.” The Lord Almighty is with us; the God of Jacob is our fortress. As we enter the advent season, it… Continue Reading “Be Still”

Give Thanks

1 Thessalonians 5:18  Give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. Spend the first 5 minutes of your day in quiet time with Jesus this week, thanking him for all he has done. Happy Thanksgiving to all… Continue Reading “Give Thanks”

Peacemakers

James 3:17-18:  But the wisdom that comes from heaven is first of all pure; then peace-loving, considerate, submissive, full of mercy and good fruit, impartial and sincere. Peacemakers who sow in peace raise a harvest of righteousness. A soldier’s boots are big shoes to… Continue Reading “Peacemakers”

Knitting

Proverbs 12:1  Whoever loves discipline loves knowledge, but he who hates correction is stupid. “In knitting, as in everything else, you learn as much from your mistakes as you do from your successes.” -Pam Allen, Editor, Interweave Press I have had the privilege of… Continue Reading “Knitting”