Gifting Others with Love

A gift is as a precious stone in the eyes of him that hath it: whithersoever it turneth, it prospereth. – Proverbs 17:8 For my birthday last week, my friends and family sent me many cards and several beautiful gifts. My parents sent me the greatest gift of all – a generous Amazon gift card! I had… Continue reading Gifting Others with Love

Don’t Count the Cost

I read several different books as part of my devotions, and it’s always intriguing when the same topic is covered on the same day by more than one source. That may be coincidental, or it may not; in any case, I take it as a nudge from the Lord that I need to study more… Continue reading Don’t Count the Cost

Hospitality Is Not My Cup of Tea

When my family and I watch those HGTV house-hunting shows, we play a little game. We listen for the words view, flow, open-concept, and entertaining. Why? Because every house hunter in America seems to be looking for those things. And while I can appreciate an open layout and a fine view, I can't relate to… Continue reading Hospitality Is Not My Cup of Tea

Memorize & Meditate: Luke 6:36-38

Happy Monday, everyone. This week, my kids and will be memorizing these words of wisdom from Jesus. So much to meditate upon in these few verses!  Be ye therefore merciful, as your Father also is merciful. Judge not, and ye shall not be judged: condemn not, and ye shall not be condemned: forgive, and ye… Continue reading Memorize & Meditate: Luke 6:36-38

Giving Like a Widow

My mom recently shared with me a story about my dear nana, who died when I was just eleven. In my earliest memories of her, Nana had been a widow for a good number of years, and she had adjusted well; but she struggled during the early days of her widowhood. She didn't know how… Continue reading Giving Like a Widow