Are You a Couch Potato Christian?

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I’ve heard it said that many people in our churches are mere “pew warmers.” In other words, they do believe in the importance of being present in the House of God when the doors are open, but they will rarely be seen taking an active role in areas of service,… Continue reading »

When All We See Is Our Pain

Quotes about grief and pain

Whenever we have a painful trial, it can totally consume our thoughts and hinder us from us being able to focus on anything outside of our affliction. Trials do have a way of pulling us downward… feeling like a dark, gloomy phase in our life. It can be hard to… 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 »

But God is With Us

But God is With Us

Good morning to you! This morning I’m sharing a “mini devotional”, as I am busy this week with food and family preparations going on for Thanksgiving Day.  (By the way, I wish you and your family a “Happy Thanksgiving”. I hope you can enjoy some time with your family.) The… Continue reading »

Practice Giving Glory to God

Practice Giving Glory to God #devotional

After seeing the talented computer skills of her 9-year-old grandson, an admiring grandmother enthusiastically told her grandson, “You are amazing!”  Surprisingly, the little boy immediately replied, “No. Only God is amazing.” After reading this little story, I was taken years back into time when my step grandmother set before me… 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 »

Don’t Hide From God!

Don't hide from God #devotional

Last week something caught my attention in II Chronicles 12 that I wanted to share with you today.  In verse 13, we are informed that King Rehoboam was forty-one years old when he began to reign, and he reigned seventeen years in Jerusalem. As a king, Rehoboam had an important job to do…. Continue reading »