Weekly Devotional ~ Nurturing Gratefulness and Hope

Weekly Devotional ~ Trust in God

Enlivened in Christ Oh God, if there ever was a time that I needed to know you’re with me It is now. I’m so excited and filled with wonder Yet so unsure of the new school year beginning. Beneath the crooked smile on my face my heart is beating fast amid uncertainties....
Weekly Devotional ~ Nurturing Gratefulness and Hope

Weekly Devotion ~ A Family Reunion

A Family Reunion As soon as the hills become steeper and my small car delights on the downhill and groans with each climb I feel my heart softening and longing once again to see the folks that star in the stories of my mind. Two-lane highways, with two-digit numbers...
Weekly Devotional ~ Nurturing Gratefulness and Hope

Weekly Devotional ~ God Dwells Within

What do you see? It feels so nice this summer’s eve to have nothing to do but put up my feet and gaze in wonder at God’s awesome creation. Purple martins in flight hasten to perform their synchronized diving routines, graceful acrobats dive and dip, swirl and swoop....
Weekly Devotional ~ Nurturing Gratefulness and Hope

Weekly Devotional ~ On to VBS!

After the Summer Storm Cool breezes and the calm after the storm. are welcome after the turbulent night in which trees are taken down by mighty winds and the city goes dark at midnight. In these early hours it doesn’t seem like there are oodles of blessings to count....
Weekly Devotional ~ Nurturing Gratefulness and Hope

Weekly Devotion ~ Navigating Life

Finding My Way When I was a child, we were released to discover the world on our own and build our inner grit for what life would too soon bring so that we could trust in what we knew inside. Perhaps at age ten or eleven my brothers and I cross the gravel county road,...