Advent, Advent Devotionals

Finding Joy Under The Lord’s Care

Christmas 2002, a lonely day. Coming home from an unexpected underway, my husband met a very pregnant wife, a scrawny Christmas tree, and dinner plans that were lacking. It was a day for pajamas and movies. We won’t mention that I didn’t fit into much else anyway. Missing home and family, we spent our time… Read More Finding Joy Under The Lord’s Care

Advent Devotionals, Devotionals, Five Minute Friday

Searching For Abundance in the Season of Advent

I am stuffed. My body is beyond content to the point of belly laughs that hurt and an extra three pounds on the scale. The jeans feel tighter, and taste buds are happy. A nap by the fireside as a sporting event plays on the television soothe the abundance into digestion and eases the mind… Read More Searching For Abundance in the Season of Advent

Christian Living

Truths to Hold on to as we are Refined Through Adversity in The Church

James 1:2-4 ESV Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing. This verse can stand alone. No commentary or life application sermon is needed. No pulling it to… Read More Truths to Hold on to as we are Refined Through Adversity in The Church