If you have ever grown houseplants you have noticed that they will bend and twist toward the light source. For many indoor plants, more light is better for them to be their healthiest and most vibrant. As humans, we can be affected by light as well. The lack of sunshine during the winter months can cause our mood to sink. Both plants and people can find growth in the new year by bathing in the light.Continue Reading
The holidays can be hard. But God is reaching out to us offering comfort. Sharing a short devotional that offers hope and encouragement for Christmas comfort.Continue Reading
The Christmas Story. The real reason for the season. Want to teach the little ones in your life about the birth of Jesus? Grab our FREE Christmas Nativity printable and plan a few moments to snuggle together with your kiddos this holiday season.Continue Reading
Along with the gathering of family and friends around a bountiful table of food and conversation, many take this opportunity to remember their blessings. This short Thanksgiving devotional with Bible verses and tips for giving thanks this day and the year through is a good place to start.
Who doesn’t, at least occasionally, hit hard spots. Some resolve quickly. Other times we find ourselves in the valley of the shadows. Even When is a beautiful song by Micah Tyler that brings encouragement to fight the good fight. Know God is with us through it all and He is with us even when.Continue Reading
(as an update, I am sharing the latest Grateful Prayer Thankful Heart newsletter here for those who missed it)
Heartbroken with the sudden and unimaginable loss of a daughter and grandson, a wife and a child, from labor complications.Continue Reading
Encouraging words from the bible when worry and anxiety grip us. In peace I will lie down and sleep, for you alone, Lord, make me dwell in safety.
The words by John Newton in his beloved hymn, Amazing Grace, never cease to move and humble with its message that forgiveness and redemption are possible regardless of sins committed through the mercy of God.
Use this cheerful Prayer Journal Printable as your diary with prompts for Scripture verses, counting blessings, ways to encourage and prayers. Keep the page(s) handy in a notebook or your bible.Continue Reading
Training in righteousness is primarily the responsibility of the parents. And, by extension, grandparents can have an impact on spiritual teaching as well. Here is a list of 20 bible verses relating to passing the torch to the next generation.Continue Reading
As Christians celebrate the Resurrection of Jesus Christ, his power over death and his amazing love for us, please enjoy these free Easter Scripture Printables. Print them and frame as a gift, or as a reminder that our Redeemer Lives!Continue Reading
“Let’s Eat!” is the exclamation we often hear from hungry kids and adults just after food has been placed on the table. It is also the title of a brand new devotional. Let’s Eat! Giving Thanks with Jesus at Mealtimes is a 5-Day Devotional by author, Rachel Schmoyer, providing reflections for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Continue Reading
Are you prone to anxiety? Faced with problems that you haven’t much control over? If you are like me, worry is your default. Situations and circumstances can easily produce anxiety. Counter those hard places by determining to Choose Prayer over Despair.Continue Reading
Have you ever questioned God’s faithfulness? Did you ever think that He has left you or forsaken you? These are questions we sometimes are uncomfortable voicing or admitting. As you contemplate your answer, think of times of disappointment, loneliness, grief or despair. This is when we are most vulnerable to the thought that God had forsaken us. God uses His Word and sometimes a person, a quote, a book or even a hymn to remind us that He is and will always be faithful to His children. One of these classic hymns is my focus on today’s post… Great is Thy Faithfulness.Continue Reading