Christmas Presence

For Ashley, a post from Christmas past…   “Do not cast me away from Your presence, And do not take Your Holy Spirit from me,” Psalm 51:11 NKJV Many people who celebrate Christmas and even some who don’t find themselves rushing around with too much to do and too little time to do it thisContinue reading “Christmas Presence”

Mary’s Christmas!

As many of us gear up for the “holiday” season I think it’s important that we take time and reflect upon all the fuss we find at every turn. We are bombarded with sales ads, incentives to buy more, more, more and media outlets doing their very best to push the notion that if weContinue reading “Mary’s Christmas!”

Wait For It…

“But those who wait on the Lord Shall renew their strength; They shall mount up with wings like eagles, They shall run and not be weary,They shall walk and not faint”  Isaiah 40:31 NKJV As I was in the yard today, a beautiful hawk flew overhead. The first time it flew over me I was in suchContinue reading “Wait For It…”

Good Fruit!

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control. Against such there is no law.  Galatians 5:22-23 NKJV I am the vine, you are the branches. He who abides in Me, and I in him, bears much fruit; for without Me you can do nothing. Abide in Me, and I inContinue reading “Good Fruit!”

Inner Peace

“Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God which transcends all understanding will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus,” Philippians 4:6-7 NIV  If you check out my sidebar, you’ll see I’ve been nominated for aContinue reading “Inner Peace”

I Get By With a Little Help From My Friends

This weekend I was extremely fortunate to attend a reunion with some extraordinary women all of which I met in college. It had been over a decade for many and in some instances more than two since I’d seen most of them.  Yet, our love for each other appears to have actually increased as the years have gone by.  I believe we wereContinue reading “I Get By With a Little Help From My Friends”