Memorize & Meditate: Philippians 4:4-6

This week, my younger son asked if he and his siblings could memorize this verse. He is learning the importance of having a positive attitude and turning his problems over to the Lord. I trust these verses will encourage you as well! Rejoice in the Lord always: and again I say, Rejoice. Let your moderation… Continue reading Memorize & Meditate: Philippians 4:4-6

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

Memorize & Meditate: Psalm 43:5

I was so encouraged by this verse from Sunday's Old Soul Quotes that I chose it for this week's Scripture. My prayer is that it will be a blessing to you all as well! Why art thou cast down, O my soul? and why art thou disquieted within me? hope in God: for I shall… Continue reading Memorize & Meditate: Psalm 43:5

Memorize & Meditate: I John 1: 4 -7

These verses have always been uplifting to me. The idea that God is pure light, the source of our joy and the center of our fellowship with Christ and with other Christians, inspires me to keep on living for him in my everyday life. I trust these verses will encourage you as well in the… Continue reading Memorize & Meditate: I John 1: 4 -7

Memorize & Meditate: Colossians 1:13-15

Continuing on with last week's passage, these verses highlight the miracle that is our great salvation. I pray I will never take it for granted. Have a lovely week, everyone! Who hath delivered us from the power of darkness, and hath translated us into the kingdom of his dear Son: In whom we have redemption… Continue reading Memorize & Meditate: Colossians 1:13-15

Memorize & Meditate: Colossians 1:10-12

At church Sunday evening, our pastor touched on this beautiful passage. These words from Paul's prayer for the Colossians read almost like a poem. This week, I plan to make his words my own prayer, as I consider my family, friends, and so many of you. God bless, and have a wonderful week! That ye… Continue reading Memorize & Meditate: Colossians 1:10-12

Memorize & Meditate: Jeremiah 31:3-5

Spring made a hesitant entrance this week in the form of a lovely few days with temperatures in the low 70's. But winter will not loose its grip completely, and the forecast promises more nights below freezing this week. We needed a joyful, encouraging passage to meditate upon, and we hope you will find it… Continue reading Memorize & Meditate: Jeremiah 31:3-5

Memorize & Meditate: Matthew 5:14-16

On this beautiful Monday morning, my family and I are praising God for the warm weather that's predicted to come by week's end! We wish the same for you all. The return to long, sunlit days prompted my selection of this Scripture passage about light. Ye are the light of the world. A city that… Continue reading Memorize & Meditate: Matthew 5:14-16

No Greater Joy

We love to watch DVDs of our kids from years ago. It's amazing how quickly my husband and I have forgotten the high pitch of their younger voices and the childish roundness of their younger faces. It's hilarious to see the kids' reactions to themselves and their siblings as well. "Look at my teeth!" "Look… Continue reading No Greater Joy