The Greatest Gift…

This week, as we head into the Christmas season, I would like to share a short story about a very special Christmas Gift.  I hope you enjoy! The Gift… by   author is unknown.   We were the only family with children in the restaurant. I sat Erik in a highchair and noticed everyone was quietly eating and talking. Suddenly, …

Happy Turkey Day!!!

Happy Thanksgiving Day… We all look forward to Thanksgiving and all the traditions. The Grand Meal with all the trimmings and Turkey as the star. Relaxing with family around the dinner table. Maybe watching the Macy’s Thanksgiving parade followed by a football game. Then there’s the leftovers… So good! This year, maybe start a new family Tradition. Take a moment …

Happy Thanksgiving 2022

Thanksgiving Traditions and little-known Facts… We all look forward to Thanksgiving Day every 4th Thursday in November. It’s a Great time for families to celebrate and come together to enjoy a meal. Most of us have a lot of Thanksgiving traditions. Have you ever wondered why we celebrate these Thanksgiving traditions or how they started? Impress your family with these …

Thanksgiving Day Proclamation 1796…

With Thanksgiving being a little over a week away, I would like to take a look at some history of this holiday. The state of Massachusetts was one of the first to recognize and thank God for the things He has done.   Samuel Adams issued this October 6, 1796, proclamation for a day of Thanksgiving for December 15, 1796, as …

Veterans Day 2022…

On Friday 11/11/21, we celebrate Veterans Day in this Great Country of ours. This week I would like to take a closer look at Veterans Day. Veterans Day honors all of those who have served the country in war or peace — dead or alive — although it’s largely intended to thank living veterans for their sacrifices. It was originally …

Pray and Vote for this Nation…

With election day on Tuesday Nov 8th, I would like to ask everyone to pray for our country.  The United States of America is in trouble!  We are being attacked daily.  America’s values are being destroyed!  Our government is taking away our rights and freedoms.  Unless things change, we will see the fall of this great country. This country will …

Looking unto Jesus

This Week I would like to share a post by Pastor Greg Laurie. We all are in the human race, but we all need to be running the race for God. Hope you enjoy. Looking unto Jesus Hebrews 12:1-2 – “Therefore we also, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, …

Halloween 2022…

This week I would like to talk a little about the upcoming Halloween holiday. As Christians, should we celebrate this holiday? I don’t know if there is a definitive answer. First of all, understand that Halloween is mostly a western custom and it has no direct reference in the Bible. However, there are several Biblical principles that directly relate to …

Teacup…

This week I would like to take a look at “The Teacup Story.” There’s a children song that says, “He still working on me.” I’m not perfect yet… because His work is not finished.  May we all see ourselves and God’s creative mastery in this teacup story. This is a wonderful inspirational story to go along with the Bible story …

Your Vote 2022

In less than a month we will be electing our representatives in the U.S. government. This could be one of the most important votes in history for this country. With early voting started, I would like to look at each party and what their agenda is.  Please vote smart… vote for what they stand for and believe in. Both Republican …

The Big Show…

The Big Show! This week I was reflecting on Queen Elizabeth II funeral last week. Wow, what a spectacular and beautiful event.  The funeral was very well planned, rehearsed and no expenses were spared. This historic live event was watched by millions around the world. In fact, there were 14 million here in the USA according to the Nielsen Ratings.  …

Today’s Church…

The other day a question came up “Why aren’t there more people in church? I started thinking about this… Really… why??? For all of us that believe, we know the benefits of attending church regularly, such as prayer, learning, fellowship, ministering to others, encouragement, just to name a few. This is a meeting place for man to worship God. Matthew …

How Big is your God?

Have you ever thought about “How Big your God is”?  After all He created the sun, galaxies and the universe. In this world, you can see God in nature, also the mountains, valleys and seas. Let’s not forget the animals God created and their beauty is amazing.   Next, think about the humans created by God.  How amazing the body is …

The Door…

This week, I was reminiscing about my childhood and the old screen door on the front of our house.  I can’t remember how many times I was yelled at to close the screen door.  My parents would even give me a reason to close it. You probably remember some of the reasons and here’s a few.  Shut the door… so …

Labor Day…

This year is really going by very fast.  Next week, on Monday, we celebrate the Labor Day Holiday.  With that in mind I would like to talk a little about this holiday. According to Wikipedia, Labor Day is a federal holiday in the United States celebrated on the first Monday in September to honor and recognize the American labor movement …

The Hummingbird Story

This week I would like to share a story from South America. It’s a parable about the hummingbird told by the Quechuan people.  This Story encourages us to do what we can when we can. I hope you enjoy. The Hummingbird Story Once there was a great forest fire. All the animals fled to the edge of the forest and …

Teach a Child…

Wow!  Where has this year gone?  It seems like summer just started. The school buses are rolling, and the kids are back in school.  So, this week I would like to talk about your child or maybe your grandchild’s education. A child’s education starts at home and continues through college.  In fact, even at my age, I’m still learning every …

Time…

This week, I would like to talk about the time we spend with God. We go to church, pray, read devotions just to name a few.  Let me ask this… how much time do you spend with God alone?  How much time do we spend talking vs listening to God? Let’s take a closer look at the devotional time we …

Checking In…

This week I would like to share an inspirational story sent to me by one of this blog followers.  I hope you enjoy and are up lifted by this short story. This is Jesus just checking in today, author unknown. This is Jesus just checking in today A minister passing by his Christian church in the middle of the day, …