Christmas Time

Christmas Time

“And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God and saying, ‘Glory to God in the highest.” (Luke 2:13-14) It’s Christmas time, and your heart should be cheerful and bright. But it isn’t. Not this year. Not when the load you bear is...
Price Tag

Price Tag

“Put on then, as God’s chosen ones, holy and beloved, compassionate hearts, kindness, humility, meekness and patience, bearing with one another, and if one has a complaint against another, forgiving each other; as the Lord has forgiven you, so you also must forgive....
In Action

In Action

“Be strong and courageous. Do not fear or be in dread of them, for it is the LORD your God who goes with you. He will not leave you or forsake you.” (Deuteronomy 31:6) Jesus doesn’t compel us to be courageous in facing life’s hurdles by hollering to us from the...
Hope Surge

Hope Surge

“For whatever was written in former days was written for our instruction, that through endurance and through the encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope.” (Romans 15:4) We hear reports from distant shores and nearby corner stores of friends who bear the...
Exponential

Exponential

“I lift my eyes to the hills. From where does my help come? My help comes from the LORD, who made heaven and earth.” (Psalm 121:1-2) Invariably, the roughest places precede surprising joys.My husband Bill and I traveled to the Swiss alps this summer to celebrate our...