As a young girl growing up and even as a teenager and young adult, I always looked forward to the start of a new school year or a new semester of college. Yes, I was one of those geeky nerds who actually enjoyed school! The beginning of a new school year brought the anticipation of
Well here is the fourth and final post in "Celebrating Christmas Throughout December!" I pray these posts were a blessing to you. I was debating back and forth between two different groups of people for this last post, and spent much time praying about it. There were really good ideas and thoughts for both groups.
Well, here we are up to week three in “Celebrating Christmas Throughout December!" So far we have discussed Mary, the Mother of Jesus, and the shepherds. So can you take a guess who will be our focus for today? With Christmas just a few days away, I highly doubt you'll have to give it much thought!
"And there were in the same country shepherds abiding in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night." Luke 2:8 So here we have shepherds doing what shepherds do! In this particular case, they were keeping their sheep safe from vicious animal attacks and human predators during the night hours. The life of a shepherd
I know many of you have special family traditions you enjoy during the Christmas holiday. Over the past few days I have been praying, thinking, writing, editing, deleting, praying some more, writing again just to trash what I wrote, all in an effort to work on this week's post and thinking ahead to the weeks
I hope you all had a very Happy Thanksgiving Day celebrating and giving thanks to the Lord surrounded by friends and family. Brian and I enjoyed hosting Thanksgiving dinner at our home this year. We had the joy of having with us our son, daughter-in-law, granddaughter, Brian's Mom and Brian's Grandfather, who will turn 103 years old in December! Emma and her
Please help me welcome my guest writer for today, Shelly Hendricks! Shelly is my mentor! She gave me space on her website two years ago in which to begin writing, and then gently over time pushed me out of the nest to fly solo! Shelly and I not only share a wonderful friendship and love
Did you have a pen pal as you were growing up? Maybe someone living in a foreign country, in another state or even in your own town! Back in the day, you know WAY BACK when I was in grade school, pen pals were the "in thing"! It was super cool to have a pen
The Lord delights to show us His faithfulness and His blessings in the huge situations of life, as well as in those situations which we might refer to as the "mundane" of life! Two weeks ago I had to go visit my doctor for a check up. An every day event. Nothing particularly special about
One of the things which I need to keep a close watch on is my vision because my chronic illness can affect my eyesight in big ways. The extra pressure within my brain can put pressure on my optic nerves which in turn can result in damage to my eyes or even blindness. So in other