Joy in Hard Times

“Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, and faithful in prayer.” -Romans 12:12 “Joy is not the absence of suffering. It is the presence of God.” -Robert Schuller   Don’t forget to call your prayer partner today. Godly friendships are … Read More

Day 25: Keeper of the Chocolate

“Satisfy us in the morning with your unfailing love that we will sing for joy and be glad all of our days.” Psalm 90:14 Keeper of the Chocolate While contemplating the wide-eyed wonder and belly laughs of childhood, I realized … Read More

Mom To Mom: Heather

“Show me, Lord, my life’s end and the number of my days; let me know how fleeting my life is.” Psalm 39:4 Dear friends, welcome to Summer with the Help Club! Ah, summer! I spend most of the year longing … Read More

Day 4: Come as You Are

“Jesus replied, ‘If you only knew the gift God has for you and who you are speaking to, you would ask me, and I would give you living water.’” John 4:10 (NLT) “The overwhelming, never-ending, reckless love of God. It chases me … Read More

Love Thy Neighbor…with Parties & Tasty Treats

“Always be eager to practice hospitality.” Romans 12:13b (NLT) “Hospitality means primarily the creation of free space where the stranger can enter and become a friend instead of an enemy. Hospitality is not to change people, but to offer them space where … Read More

Hearing God Over the Background Noise

“The eyes of the LORD are on the righteous, and his ears are attentive to their cry.” Psalm 34:15 “The facts are that God is not silent, has never been silent. It is the nature of God to speak.”A.W. Tozer, The … Read More

Focusing on Truth

“Holy, holy, holy is the LORD Almighty; the whole earth is full of his glory.” Isaiah 6:3 “Turn your eyes upon Jesus, Look full in His wonderful face. And the things of earth will grow strangely dim, In the light of … Read More

No One Said This Would Be Easy

“For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all.” 2 Corinthians 4:17 No One Said This Would Be Easy The other day, I was talking to the mom of a 16-year-old, and she … Read More

Mom to Mom: Heather

Hello Friends! Lately, I’ve been pondering what it means to be present with my children. I am a stay-at-home mom, so that seems easy since I am with them a lot. However, they need much more than my physical presence; they need … Read More

The Best Defense Is a Good Offense

“Be alert and of sober mind. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour.” 1 Peter 5:8 The Best Defense Is a Good Offense I used to believe the adage “the best defense is … Read More