Category Archives: Devotionals

Why is it Hard to be Humble?

After spending hours trying to learn how to back up my website, I asked my husband. Sitting in amazement, I watched as he clearly explained not only my questions, but the why behind each step.  Light bulbs went off in … Continue reading

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How to Find Peace

Matt. 11:28-30 “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest … Continue reading

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Does What I Do on Earth Matter?

We will all be perfect when we get to heaven, right? So why strive for it now? What does it matter?  Can’t I just enjoy the things of this earth now and then end up in the same standing as … Continue reading

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What Your Friends Say About You

  Do you remember the “Be Like Mike” Gatorade commercial that originally aired in the early 90’s?  While I’m not sure drinking Gatorade will win you an NBA championship, there is some truth to it.  A writer once said, “You … Continue reading

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God is Good

So maybe I’m a bit critical of those who inconvenience me. And, sure I should be appreciated for the sacrifices I make for those I love. Don’t judge me for multi-tasking and mentally making a to-do list during worship.  I’m a … Continue reading

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Energize your Quiet Time

It happened by accident, almost as a side-effect or by product. In January of this year my church started a series in James.  That week in my quiet time, I came across this verse: Therefore put away all filthiness and rampant … Continue reading

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Thinking before Speaking

When I write, I have a chance to reread it and make any necessary corrections before I hit the enter key.  How I wish my brain had an enter key. Two days down to my six day commitment. For the … Continue reading

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Speak No Evil

I have found by sun down, often the resolves I made early in the morning have gotten trampled by the rush and stress of the day. James 1:22-25 describes my situation well:  “But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, … Continue reading

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Zealous

Z is for zealous We made it to Z! I have enjoyed the A to Z Blogging Challenge as we explored who we are in Christ through the alphabet.  The challenge was to post one post a day through the month of … Continue reading

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Yielded

Y is for Yielded Standing before the cross, tears streamed down my face as I clenched the tiny pink and blue outfits to my chest. My heart was protesting as I laid the tiny outfits my babies wore home from the hospital so many … Continue reading

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