There’s No Such Thing as a “Jr. Holy Spirit”

“The LORD came and stood there, calling as at the other times, ‘Samuel! Samuel!’ Then Samuel said, ‘Speak, for your servant is listening.’” 1 Samuel 3:10 “Your call will become clear as your mind is transformed by the reading of Scripture and … Read More

Joy: The Secret Weapon

“Count it all joy when you meet trials…” James 1:2 Brother James, what are you thinking? I don’t know about you, but when I am in a trial, joy is not my natural inclination. Instead, I respond like a toddler … Read More

Gratitude is Attitude; The Foundation of Joy 

“Make sure that nobody pays back wrong for wrong, but always strive to do what is good for each other  and for everyone else. Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s  will for you … Read More

Day16: Walking and Talking with Jesus

“In this world you will have trouble, but take heart! I have overcome the world.” John 16:33 “Savior, worthy of honor and glory Worthy of all our praise, You overcame Jesus, awesome in power forever Awesome and great is Your name, … Read More

Mom to Mom with Rebekah

Dear Mama, What does it mean to be a spiritual parent? It means taking upon ourselves the God- given mandate to train our children to know God, to follow His precepts, and to trust His plans wholeheartedly. Sounds simple enough in theory, … Read More

Practicing Joy

“But the angel said to them, ‘Do not be afraid. I bring you good news that will cause great joy for all the people. Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; he is the … Read More

The Prince of Peace

“For a child has been born-for us! The gift of a son- for us! He’ll take over the running of the world. His names will be: Amazing Counselor, Strong God, Eternal Father, Prince of Wholeness.” Isaiah 9:6 (MSG) “Peace doesn’t … Read More

Calling Forth Light and Life

“In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.  He was with God in the beginning. Through him all things were made; without him  nothing was made that has been made. In … Read More

Reclaiming Time with Your Kids

“Only be careful and watch yourselves closely so that you do not forget the things your eyes have seen or let them fade from your heart as long as you live. Teach them to your children and to their children … Read More

Beautiful Poetry: Cultivating Your Spirit

“Still other seeds fell on fertile soil, and they produced a crop that was thirty, sixty, and even a hundred times as much as had been planted!” Matthew 13:8 Truly, there is something so poetic about planting, cultivating, and growing; … Read More

Weeding and Watering Your Garden

“How much better is your love than wine, and the fragrance of your oils than any spice!” Song of Solomon 4:10 Weeding and Watering Your Garden “Marriages either move toward connection, communication, and intimacy or they move away from those things—they don’t ‘stand … Read More