How beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of him who brings good news, who publishes peace, who brings good news of happiness, who publishes salvation, who says to Zion, “Your God reigns.” Isaiah 52:7

NOT Cancelled … God’s Goodness

“Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful. Let the message of Christ dwell among you richly as you teach and admonish one another with all wisdom through psalms, hymns, and songs from the Spirit,...

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“I told you so.”

I hate it when people tell me, “I told you so.” I remember as a kid I would get hopping mad when this phrase would come out. I don’t think I fully understood why this phrase would make me so angry back then. Now as an adult I understand some...

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Inspiration and Introspection

Last Tuesday, I received a text message from my daughter; she and her fiancé made the tough decision to postpone their May wedding. “Due to local restrictions and health concerns, we’ve made the decision to reschedule our wedding to a later date this year. We want to keep our friends...

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God’s Plan for Us

“I know you’d want to know that Jesse passed away this morning,” read the text message from my ex-husband, Keith. It started me on a long trip down memory lane last week. And, it eventually reminded me that God has a plan to prosper us. “For I know the plans...

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Something Beautiful and New

Since moving to the area from Montana, I’ve enjoyed the weather here, for the most part. We don’t experience the subzero temperatures or have to endure the deep freezes that seem to linger forever in Montana. I have to admit the long periods of gray skies, rain or snow, and...

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Come Unto Me

by Connor Harris Many times inspiration is visual, as it is in this sculpture. Truly, a photo is worth a thousand words!  When my grandmother passed away a few years ago, I noticed that my mother had made this her background photo on her computer screen. As she looked at the...

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Isn’t it Odd

Isn’t it odd to think of all the generations before us – how they have looked forward to the end of this present age and thought how glorious to be alive in that time – and wished for themselves so great an honor as to live for Christ in the...

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Then some of the scribes and Pharisees said to Him, “Teacher, we want to see a sign from You.” Matthew 12:38 In our day to day lives as Christians we look for the signs around us that reaffirm God’s blessings in our lives. Part of getting ready for the new...

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Valentine’s Day

Isn’t it funny how the mythology of our human love involves a roly-poly, flying, diapered baby wielding a deadly weapon!?! This whimsical creature and icon of Valentine’s Day sees two people and shoots them with his bow and arrow…apparently a skilled act of violence makes people instantly fall in love....

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Fire and Rain

Recently one of my dear Aussie friends asked for prayer for the fires raging across her homeland. She poured out her heart over the loss of homes, wildlife, and millions of acres burning out of control. Stories of people running into the sea as their only escape from the flames...

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