Monthly archives for December, 2018

Mixed Bag

The New Year can often bring a mixed bag of emotions and memories for many of us. Some may have just experienced the best year ever and look forward to an even greater one looming ahead. Others may have just trudged through one deep struggle after another. The fresh calendar year brings desperate hope for […]

Valuable

The enemy is only attacking you because you are valuable to God; thieves don’t break into empty houses” -unknown author. Wow! What a powerful statement and so true! Why do thieves break into banks, homes and stores? Because there is something worth stealing from there. Do they break into abandoned buildings? No! Why? Because there is […]

Disappointed?

Jeremiah 29:13 It’s the day after Christmas and are you disappointed? Maybe you didn’t get the one thing you wanted or maybe someone wasn’t as happy with what you got them as you thought they would be. Are you disappointed the season is over, disappointed that it came so soon? Disappointed because things just didn’t […]

Merry Christmas

Jesus, the Light of the World, as we celebrate your birth, may we begin to see the world in the light of understanding you give us. As you chose the lowly, the outcasts, and the poor to receive the greatest news the world had ever known, so may we worship you in meekness of heart. […]

Need Christ

With Christmas right around the corner, where is your focus? Is it stressing over what to buy the last person on your shopping list? Freaking out because you want everything perfect right down to the table setting for Christmas dinner. Yep, I’ve been there many times. All I wanted was a perfect Hallmark Christmas. In […]

A Privilege

Psalm 89:14,15 Why do we find it hard to pray sometimes? There are many reasons; one of those problems is that we might think of prayer as an obligation rather than a privilege. We think prayer is something we should do rather than something we get to do. I remember when I was a child, I took […]

Your Inn

Luke 2:1-20 Most have heard the story in Luke 2:1-20 concerning the birth of our Lord Jesus Christ; let us focus on the innkeeper that turned Joseph and Mary away and what he said;” there was no room for them in the inn.” (Luke 2:7b KJV) There are many missed opportunities in life. We can […]

Rejoice!

Luke 1:47 When reading this verse, I am reminded that even in times of trouble, fear, stress, etc. our God is mighty and so much stronger than anything the devil may throw at us. Sometimes life can seem overwhelming and those thoughts can drag us down if we let them. But every morning when we […]

Your “It”

Do you have your IT? An addiction, secret, a habit something that is holding you down. A thing that you can’t shake, the thing that keeps pounding you, whacking you, hurting and keeping you from being who you are? We all have had one and many still do. The devil comes down on us with […]

Don’t Miss the Boat

Ever hear the story of the man in a flood?A very religious man was once caught in rising floodwaters. He climbed onto the roof of his house and trusted God to rescue him. A neighbor came by in a canoe and said, “The waters will soon be above your house. Hop in and we’ll paddle […]

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