Stop being so serious. Seriously!

Laugh and find humor every day - watercolor art by herchristianhome.com

Isn’t it a great experience when a friend says something so funny that you begin to laugh exceptionally hard… I mean to the point that your stomach hurts and you almost begin to cry? Didn’t you feel the tension dissipate? What you are experiencing is a release of stress that… Continue reading »

Be Sticky Like Duct Tape

Be ye steadfast I Corinthians 15:58 KJV bible verse

*Originally posted: February 3, 2016 / Updated December 18, 2018 When my hubby was in Bible college, we lived in a little apartment.  It was far from a fancy place, but it was our HOME.  While living there, God blessed us with three baby boys.  (One at a time, of… Continue reading »

The 10 Second Prayer

The 10 Second Prayer

*Originally Posted March 30, 2016 – Updated December 4, 2018 Do you know that each prayer doesn’t have to be an hour long? Or even 10 minutes long?  We’re to pray without ceasing. (I Thessalonians 5:17) So how can one pray without stopping and still get all their daily tasks… Continue reading »

How to Stay Away From Sin

*Updated: November 27, 2018 Note: This devotional was originally posted on my youngest son’s 16th birthday, July 6, 2016. (He’s now 18)  This young man brings me joy and never ceases to put a smile on my face or make me laugh.  Rarely can you take a “normal” snapshot of him. … Continue reading »

How to Wake Up and See God’s Blessings Each Morning

How to Wake Up and See God's Blessings Each Morning #devotional

Updated: 10/20/2018  Originally posted: February 27, 2011 How to Wake Up and See God’s Blessings Each Morning The other day, someone on Facebook posted a thoughtful question… “What if you woke up tomorrow morning with ONLY the things you thanked God for today?” It’s such a thought-provoking question to ponder… Continue reading »

I Shall Not Be Moved — Are You Planted Deeply in Your Christian Faith?

I shall not be moved #devotional

The first chapter of Psalms tells us of one who is strong, well-rooted, grounded, productive, prosperous… not easily moved in their Christian faith. “And he shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, that bringeth forth his fruit in his season; his leaf also shall not wither;… Continue reading »

Sometimes You Just Don’t Feel Like Praying, But…

Sometimes you just don't feel like praying.. #devotional

The truth is… most of the time I don’t feel like praying. I could easily pass for the twin sister of Martha, who was cumbered about with much serving (Luke 10:38-42 KJV)  Martha was very concerned about the things that needed to be done. They were good things, but she… Continue reading »

It’s no use going back to yesterday…

*Devotional originally posted 8/26/2015, Updated 8/28/2018 It’s no use going back to yesterday because I was a different person back then. – Lewis Carroll Alice’s, Adventures in Wonderland I really love this line from the story of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland because it reminds me that there’s no value in… Continue reading »

How to Overcome Negative Thoughts of Failure

How to Overcome Negative thoughts of failure

*Updated 7/31/18 – Originally posted July 6, 2014 Satan tries to keep reminding me of my past failures and past sins. Does he do that horrendous thing to you? Without a doubt, I could probably answer that question with a heart-wrenching “yes” on your behalf. How do I know?  Because… Continue reading »

Hit Delete on Negative Thoughts

*Updated 7/24/18 – Originally posted Aug 25, 2013 “Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things.” Philippians… Continue reading »