The Heart of the Home

“Do not let your adornment be merely outward—arranging the hair, wearing gold, or putting on fine apparel—rather let it be the hidden person of the heart, with the incorruptible beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is very precious … Read More

Fixing Our Eyes On Jesus

“And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith.” Hebrews 12:1-2 For many years I have been in the habit of keeping a journal.  I love to write out … Read More

Tapping into the Power of the Holy Spirit

“But you will receive POWER when the Holy Spirit comes on you.” Acts 1:8a I grew up in Connecticut, a beautiful, wooded state.  The trees there are so thick that when you drive down many of the country roads, it … Read More

God’s Grace and Love Displayed at the Cross

“…The free gift of God is eternal life through Christ Jesus our Lord.” Romans 6:23b (NLT) When I picture the scene of the crucifixion and the 2 criminals who were crucified with Christ, I am struck by the immensity of … Read More

See Yourself As Christ Sees You

“I delight greatly in the LORD; my soul rejoices in my God. For he has clothed me with garments of salvation and arrayed me in a robe of his righteousness, as a bridegroom adorns his head like a priest, and … Read More

Giving Thanks as an Act of Faith

“Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.” … Read More

Mothering in God’s Strength

“My GRACE is sufficient for you, for My STRENGTH is made perfect in Weakness.” 2 Corinthians 12:9 Motherhood is hard. Many times I cry out to God to please, HELP! My perpetually growing children give me a steady flow of … Read More