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

Make the Most of Your Summer

“Young people, it’s wonderful to be young! Enjoy every minute of it. Do everything you want to do; take it all in. But remember that you must give an account to God for everything you do.” Ecclesiastes 11:9 (NLT) Make the Most … Read More

Mom To Mom: Heather Easter Week 2

Hello Friends, I hope you are feeling blessed from leaning into God and focusing on His Word this Lenten season. For five more weeks, we invite you to “Come to the Garden.” Between now and Easter, simply spend 15 minutes a day, … Read More

Love Is Patient, Love Is Kind

“Love is Patient, Love is Kind…It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.” 1 Corinthians 13:4,7 “Love is unselfishly choosing for another’s highest good.” C.S. Lewis   Friends, thank you for taking the time to draw near to Jesus … Read More

Keeper of the Chocolate

Summer Day 23

“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

Conflict Among Friends

Friendship Day 1

“Let each of you look not only to his own interests, but also to the interests of others.” Philippians 2:4 ESV