Tag: Joy

I never tire of reading about the promise foretold and fulfilled. A Mighty God, wonderful counselor given to us forever. He is God with us (Immanuel), always and forever with us. 6 For to us a child is born,    to us a …

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It you follow the Christian calendar, this week marks the beginning of Advent. As we prepare for the celebration of Christ’s birth, this week is marked by hope. Sometimes hope is easier to hold onto than others. Our son, the …

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Labor Day is a day when we are to rest from all our labor. Many have picnics and gather with families. We rest. We prepare for the new school year. I thought I would pause and reflect on what Scripture …

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Significance, a word I heard several months ago, and has been stirring around in my heart since. It is something I want, however it means so much more to me today than it did as a young adult. In my …

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I am often asked and even wonder myself, “Am I doing what God wants me to do?” I really love it when God is crystal clear in what He wants me to do, but that doesn’t happen as often as …

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It feels a little strange around the house with the eldest off to college. He’s not far away, yet there is a strange emptiness around here. There is something to be said for less dishes and laundry, but mostly I …

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“Why am I doing this to myself,” has been a question I’ve been asking myself for the last six weeks. We have been in a state of preparation. A few of the gardens in the yard had experienced years of …

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                  Merry Christmas. I pray this day is one of celebration and remembrance of the incredible gift of Christ. In those days Caesar Augustus issued a decree that a census should be …

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Social media has a way of messing with me. Many of us have encountered a loss with a Facebook page that goes on into infinity. For me, those pages are a place to go for tribute and sweet remembrance. They …

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Sometimes I just don’t feel thankful. There I said it. I read countless gratitude posts on Facebook, and today I’m just not feeling it. I looked at my husband this evening and said, “I know I should be celebrating the …

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