Why I Welcome Strangers


It is always a good idea to make strangers feel welcome whenever we meet someone. The Bible points out many times that this is the right thing to do.  Not only is it right, but it comes back and we are rewarded in many ways! “Anyone who receives you receives

How New Years Resolutions Can be Fulfilled

new years resolutions

Each year after Christmas, like most people I tend to make new years resolutions.  New years resolutions are good, but I don’t think I can fully achieve mine unless I have God’s help.  I’ve discovered that my will power is not enough!   Every year I have wanted to lose weight,



Christmas is more than just getting presents; Christmas is more than lighting the tree. It is all about God’s love and presence; Because through Jesus, God has set us free. Because of His birth we have forgiveness. He is our comforter when we are sad. Through Him miracles happen during

Memories I Hold Dear

memories I hold dear

Memories of my past I hold dear, They are etched in my heart so clear. My heart forever aches for them; Will complete joy ever come again…               I truly have faith and without dismay, I will again feel all the beauty of each

How I Notice God’s Powerful Love

God's love

I noticed today how beautiful the blue sky is coming through the clouds. All the changing shapes, colors and swirls of the cloud formations are much like what our lives are like.  Each day brings a new adventure, a new opportunity.  A new day filled with seeing things in a

18 Priorities in Life to Do While We still Can


What are our priorities in life?  While we are living with schedules and deadlines these days, we tend to put on the back burner what really matters in our heart and our priorities in life.  I know that when the attacks occurred on September 11th, at that point I reevaluated

Turn Loose!

turn loose

I was imprisoned by my lack of understanding before I was free to turn loose of my worldly way of thinking.  Many people misunderstand the meaning of being a “Born again Christian.”  Some think that they are going to be restricted in their fun and happiness. Maybe they don’t want

What First Impression do I Leave?

what first impression do i leave

When meeting people, what first impression do I leave ?  Do they know I’m a Christian or do they not know?  If someone that I’ve known for quite awhile, would suddenly say “Oh I didn’t know your were a Christian” that would bother me.  It would make me wonder what

Boost Your Courage!


When the world seems to be falling apart, it sometimes is very difficult to have courage.  Don’t forget that God is in control. Have I not commanded you?  Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever

Why I Shine Today for My Sweet Son

shine for god

When I first held you, my face shined. When you smiled your first smile I shined. When you said your first word, I shined. You are my son and that alone made me shine. Your beautiful son that you left behind makes me shine.  You left this physical life three