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The First Thursday in Advent

God is for Me! I LOVE Christmas but sometimes it feels like everyone is tugging at me! I remember when I worked at the church, it seemed as if everyone wanted something and it was becoming more impossible to provide for them. It can become terribly overwhelming when all the people around you need something […]

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The First Wednesday in Advent

Perfect Love Jesus has given us so many gifts. One of these is His perfect love. I remember when I first met my husband. I was so filled with love, I felt I could do anything. I feared nothing. This is the way the perfect love of Jesus should make us feel. Unfortunately, we let […]

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The First Tuesday in Advent

Anxious? Not Me! Do you feel anxious as each day brings you closer to Christmas? Wow! There always seems to be so much to do and so little time in which to do it. The Holidays can be overwhelming even on the best days. You are already so very busy and you simply add all […]

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The First Monday in Advent

Give Me a Bold Spirit It can be tough being strong. Sometimes, it seems you can only function in crisis mode. On a normal day, life is hectic. At Christmas, it can become chaotic! Add to this a often lack of self-discipline and you have problems. So many treats and sweets available everywhere you turn. […]

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The First Sunday in Advent

Lack of Time Zechariah Introduction Zechariah and his wife, Elizabeth never had children and, with Elizabeth past the age of childbearing, they thought they would never have children. God had other plans for them, though. God was waiting for the right time to finally bless the couple with, not just a child but a son […]

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Advent Introduction

Jesus came to live among us for so many reasons, not the least of which was to help us control our fear and strengthen our faith. I believe God calls each of us into service for Him. We are in this life to accomplish something special, something unique for Him. Unfortunately, too many of us […]

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Thanksgiving Countdown ChallengeT(hanksgiving) +1 Devotion

Give Thanks for Jesus Thanksgiving is over and we can now relax. NOT SO FAST! Christmas is just around the corner. Ok, maybe not the next corner but it can come quickly upon us. We have a few days before December begins, time when we can catch our breath. And time for us to reflect […]

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Thanksgiving Countdown Challenge Thanksgiving Devotion

It’s All Good Look around you. Not just what is around you inside your home or work. Take a moment to step outside and look around. Genesis tells us when God finished creating all things, He looked at His creation and saw that it was good. Paul wanted to remind us of this. Everything around […]

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Thanksgiving Countdown ChallengeT(hanksgiving) -1 Devotion

I Mean Everyone There comes a time in all our lives when we look at those around us and ask God if He really means for us to pray for these people. I remember as a child being made to apologize to someone by my mother. Wow, was that a forced apology. “Sorry,” I would […]

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Thanksgiving Countdown ChallengeT(hanksgiving) -2 Devotion

Thanks for Choosing Me The women in my church host a Holiday boutique every year. I am responsible for finding the vendors for the event. I send emails, post on social media and other sites, send contracts, assign spaces, follow-up and more. Believe me, as it gets closer to the boutique, I am praying constantly […]

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