Baby Jesus -The Gift of Love

“God showed how much he loved us by sending his only Son into this wicked world to bring to us eternal life through his death. In this act we see what real love is: it is not our love for … Read More

I Am God’s Child

“But to all who believed him and accepted him, he gave the right to become children of God. They are reborn, not with a physical birth resulting from human passion or plan, but a birth that comes from God.” John … Read More

Mom to Mom with Mari Jo: Prayer Week Seven

“I pray that your hearts will be flooded with light so that you can understand the confident hope he has given to those he called— his holy people who are his rich and glorious inheritance.” Ephesians 1:18 (NLT) Hello Mom! … Read More

Fresh Bread

“Then Jesus declared, ‘I am the bread of life.’” John 6:35a “I will seek the will of the Spirit of God through, or in connection with, the Word of God. The Spirit and the Word must be combined. If I … Read More

Living in the Spirit

“Those who live in the Spirit are able to carefully evaluate all things…” 1 Corinthians 2:15a “Jesus tells us we can live the kind of life He lived when we draw upon the Holy Spirit.” Chuck Swindoll   A big … Read More

The Power of Listening

“Whoever has ears, let them hear.” Matthew 11:15 NIV I was in my late twenties when I met a few older women who were obviously in love with Jesus. They were strangers to me, but friends of friends, and as … Read More

Raising Our Children in True Freedom

“I will put my laws in their minds and write them on their hearts. I will be their God, and they will be my people. No longer will they teach their neighbor, or say to one another, ‘Know the Lord,’ because … Read More

Real Men in the Making

“My son, do not forget my teaching, but keep my commands in your heart, for they will prolong your life many years and bring you peace and prosperity.” Proverbs 3:1-2  Real Men in the Making Raising boys makes a mama … Read More

Mom to Mom with Mari Jo: Summer of Staying Week Five

Hello My Friend, It’s hard to believe we’re already beginning week five of our study! I’m curious as to what God is showing you—what you’re learning! How’s your summer going? I hope you’re in full swing, enjoying the warm summer … Read More

Created for True Love

“Fathers, do not exasperate your children; instead, bring them up in the training and instruction of the Lord.” Ephesians 6:4 NIV When my children were younger, I struggled to keep my head above water. They required so much of my … Read More