Christian Meal Replacement Plan

When I was a teenager, I recognized that I wanted to be closer to God, but I just couldn't figure out how to do it. I couldn't seem to find the time to pursue a relationship with him when I was so busy with school and friends and everything else that occupies a teenager's mind,… Continue reading Christian Meal Replacement Plan


Memorize & Meditate: Psalm 46:10-11

Fall is a busy season in my family's life! There's a hurried feeling in the air along with the chill, as we work to complete certain home and garden projects before the cold weather sets in. That's why I cherish the time each morning during which I can be quiet and calm, inside and out,… Continue reading Memorize & Meditate: Psalm 46:10-11

Memorize & Meditate: I Corinthians 15:57-58

Sometimes, the sheer amount of work that must be accomplished at my house can be a bit overwhelming. (I'm sure you can relate!) But whether it's school work or house work, paid work or volunteer work, it's a comfort to know that God values, assists, and rewards hard work done for his glory. But thanks… Continue reading Memorize & Meditate: I Corinthians 15:57-58

Memorize & Meditate: Proverbs 3:5-7

This week, my youngest son requested a dear and familiar passage about trusting and acknowledging God. Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths. Be not wise in thine own eyes: fear the Lord, and depart from evil. -… Continue reading Memorize & Meditate: Proverbs 3:5-7

The God Who Offers Forgiveness to All

As the topic of last week's post, Cain demonstrated how the contents of his heart were revealed not only upon his face, but through his actions. His jealousy and other sin led to the murder of his brother, Abel. As I studied Genesis 4 in further depth with my son this week, I noticed not… Continue reading The God Who Offers Forgiveness to All

The Man Whom Jesus Loved

Love. It's the word that defines John and his written work, from his gospel, to his epistles, and even the book of Revelation. For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. - John 3:16 The Gospel of John… Continue reading The Man Whom Jesus Loved

The Woman Who Brought About Death…and Life

Eve is often blamed for the downfall of one man, Adam, and thus for the fall of all mankind from innocence. After all, it was Eve that Satan tempted to eat the fruit from the tree of knowledge of good and evil. Perhaps he knew that Adam would be more likely to succumb to temptation… Continue reading The Woman Who Brought About Death…and Life

Memorize & Meditate: Isaiah 54:10

When the tragedy and injustice of the world seem overwhelming, I turn the news off and turn to the promises of our dear heavenly Father. This is one of my new favorites. For the mountains shall depart, and the hills be removed; but my kindness shall not depart from thee, neither shall the covenant of… Continue reading Memorize & Meditate: Isaiah 54:10

Old Soul Quotes: Stability

Studying the life of Reuben yesterday reminded me of the importance of a stable mind and heart, inspiring my choice for today's theme. And wisdom and knowledge shall be the stability of thy times, and strength of salvation: the fear of the Lord is his treasure. - Isaiah 33:6 A double minded man is unstable in all his ways. - James… Continue reading Old Soul Quotes: Stability