21 Apr Psalm 95:6

Oh come, let us worship and bow down; let us kneel before the Lord, our Maker! Only a few people in the Bible had a personal encounter with God (or an angel of the Lord), and there were common traits in all of their responses: awe,...

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20 Apr 1 Samuel 15:22

Has the Lord as great delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices, as in obeying the voice of the Lord? Behold, to obey is better than sacrifice, and to listen than the fat of rams. We spend a lot of time thinking about the one hour a...

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19 Apr Philippians 2:9-11

Therefore God has highly exalted him and bestowed on him the name that is above every name, so that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, in heaven and on earth and under the earth, and every tongue confess that Jesus Christ is...

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18 Apr Matthew 5:23-24

So if you are offering your gift at the altar and there remember that your brother has something against you, leave your gift there before the altar and go. First, be reconciled to your brother, and then come and offer your gift. Pause and reflect...

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17 Apr John 17:20-21

I do not ask for these only, but also for those who will believe in me through their word, that they may all be one, just as you, Father, are in me, and I in you, that they also may be in us, so that...

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16 Apr Romans 11:33-36

Oh, the depth of the riches and wisdom and knowledge of God! How unsearchable are his judgments and how inscrutable his ways! For who has known the mind of the Lord, or who has been his counselor? Or who has given a gift to him...

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06 Dec 8 ways to prepare for a great Christmas

Have you ever thought to yourself, “This year, Christmas is going to be different”? You are reminded of previous family gatherings and shiver when you recall all of the planning, anticipation and scheduling stress you and your family endured. You experience flashbacks of awkward conversations with...

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23 Jan Two Knocks and an Open Door

Our family often walks the half mile to our neighborhood park. We share the park with dog walkers, kids of all ages, and thoughtful older people circling the walking path – the many faces of the neighborhood. Sometimes, I have on my open, friendly face while I’m there. Other days, I’m more focused on pushing, corralling, and forestalling pants-wetting … hashtag mom life.
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