About 6 years ago, people were putting the mark of Nazarene on their social media profile pictures. The Islamic State (ISIS) marked homes and businesses owned by Christians with a red, painted ن. This letter of the Arabic alphabet is equivalent to the Roman letter N. The ن stands for Nazarenes, an Arabic word for Christians.… Continue reading I Am Not Ashamed of the Gospel of Christ
Happy Friday! Have you felt like your thoughts are all over the place? That is how I feel. I have all these situations in my life, where I have no idea how to move forward. It makes me feel uncertain. I feel like I am a little slow to the game with the feeling of… Continue reading God Is Working Everything Out For Our Good
Good Afternoon. This Sunday is different from other Sundays. Instead of rushing to get ready for our church service, we leisurely got ready and watched it online. The kids also had an online service to watch. During this unprecedented time, I have been hanging on to my faith. It has brought me peace and comfort.… Continue reading Abounding Joy and Peace
Happy Friday! It is a beautiful Spring Day in Virginia. When we went outside, my kids were so excited to see that the first tulip bloomed. A pretty, red tulip. Even though the Coronavirus has shut down the world, there is still life inside our homes and outside too. Flowers are blooming. Buds are appearing… Continue reading Be Transformed By The Renewing Of Your Mind
Good Morning. I am still yawning from the time change. I will be happy tonight with daylight savings time, when it is bright and not dark. We spent the weekend at my mom's house, going through her stuff. Somehow I ended up with a dozen boxes and crates of photo albums and pictures, that I… Continue reading If God is for us, who can be against us?
Good Afternoon! I hope your Thursday is going well. My daughter is home from school, recovering from the stomach flu. She is back to normal today, but 24 hours without a fever. She gets one more day to recover. This morning, we read the March 5 devotional from Sarah Young's book, Jesus Calling: 365 Devotions… Continue reading Turning Problems Into Blessings
Some days are full of worries and doubts. It happens to all of us. I rely on the comfort that God gives my heart. God gives us hope and peace. God sets our path in life, so we can walk on it and establish every good word and work. Now may our Lord Jesus Christ… Continue reading God’s Peace Makes Us Complete