Archives

Are you Living in Fear?

“Teach me your way O Lord, and I will walk in your truth.” Psalm 86:1 Have you ever been so afraid, that you couldn’t move? If you haven’t experienced that kind of fear, then it’s probably hard for you to relate when someone you know does. You most likely think they are either overreacting or simply […]

Read More

Did You Know?

“And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus”.  Philippians 4:7 You hear the hymn “It Is Well With My Soul” being sung by many church congregations everywhere.  I will never forget when a friend mentioned that many people missed the blessing of knowing the […]

Read More

I Heard a Voice…

This is going to sound like the negative story that never ends, but it does have a good ending. On our way to church Sunday morning, it was snowing – again. It was one of those times that we should’ve left earlier, but the men in my family take SO LONG to get ready in […]

Read More

What is Your Hobby?

  I used to hate it when I got to the section on a job application where you listed your hobbies. I would often wonder if it would be appropriate to list Zumba or running. I was a fulltime mom. Who had time to do anything else?! I was so excited when I realized this […]

Read More

Love Lifted Me

When one of my students walked into the classroom the other day, my first thought was – WOW!  This kid has grown!  When he heard me mention how big he was getting, he looked down at the floor and said that his grandma didn’t want him to get any bigger. My  heart immediately melted and […]

Read More

Straight from a Child’s Heart…

I am so blessed to have a job I love – I teach preschool. For many years I have worked with children – in one way or another. I watched teachers’ children after school, raised 3 sons, taught Sunday school and junior church, assisted in a kindergarten class, and now teach at a private preschool. […]

Read More

He Knows Your Heart

I have to confess that recently…..Christmas music of any kind has made me sad. Because of that, I dreaded going to church last Sunday. I KNEW what was coming – something that my husband absolutely loves – Christmas Carols. Like, I’m probably the only one on this planet who feels this way, but it’s true. […]

Read More

“IN EVERYTHING GIVE THANKS….” then you’ll find happiness

“Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.” ~ Proverbs 3:5-6   Went to visit two senior saints yesterday afternoon –  a husband and a wife who have been married more than  70 years. […]

Read More

Don’t Worry About Tomorrow – He’s Got It.

Yesterday – late afternoon, I drove to a nearby town to run a couple errands. My first stop took longer than I anticipated, and I still needed to go grocery shopping. I pulled into the parking lot of Meijer, and just sat there with the car running. I was sick Thursday and Friday, and I […]

Read More

Got faith? Prove it.

I filled out an application to serve as a junior church teacher last year, and along with the application I had to submit my testimony. I was a bit nervous because I had never actually put it all together – and certainly not on paper. It was quite the challenge. It made me think – how […]

Read More