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Worship through Thanks

From the fullness of his grace we have all received one blessing after another. John 1:16 As we approach the Christmas season, I am again reminded of how thankful I am for the good health of my husband, Don. He seldom complains about anything, much less the six times he has had Cancer beginning the […]

Living Worship

And Mary said, “My soul magnifies the Lord,  and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior…” Luke 1:46 NIV Read Luke 1:26-38Mary… Talk about a life lived as worship!Through obedience and trust, she gave birth to God’s glory… She risked everything to say Yes to God…marriage…family…friends…reputation…life… To say Yes to God meant she became an unwed […]

A Song of Worship

Psalm 147:1 Praise the Lord! For it is good to sing praises to our God;for it is pleasant, and a song of praise is fitting. This Advent season, we were asked to write about what worship means to us as individuals. When proposed with this question I thought, “What on earth can I write about?” As quickly […]

Family Devotional: Hope

Each Sunday you will find a devotional designed for families to use with an Advent Wreath.  If your family is like mine we often sit down together for supper, and this is usually the time I plan to begin discussions about God in our lives.  Isn’t that all a devotional really is?  An opportunity to […]

Waiting Around

Advent Wreaths… Take some time this month to make an Advent wreath for your home.  Four colored candles and one white candle are the only must haves…the rest is left up to your own creativity.  There is symbolism found in using an evergreen circle, and color of the candles.  It is a long time tradition […]

Before the Rush

Christmas cards… Consider this week… the first of November… who you would like to bless with a Word of His coming… Make it a spiritual discipline…praying for those who will receive the Word…that they might know His peace… Select cards that convey the heart of the message of the Season… ask Him to guide in […]

In the Waiting

In the quiet of my laundry room, the sacred space, I picked up an old journal.  I flipped through and stopped on the 46th lesson.  Nothing special about it except one word in the title…wait. You can find the story in 2 Samuel.  David has settled in as king and the nation is experiencing a […]

Waiting

Waiting for…inspiration…and the beginning of Advent…Sunday, December 2, 2012… I wait for the Lord, my soul waits, and in his word I put my hope. Psalm 130:5