Monthly Archives: November 2015

After the Leftovers

It’s the Monday after Thanksgiving. For many of us, that means the turkey, dressing, and pumpkin pie are all gone. Most likely, the family and friends who visited are gone as well. And, if we’re not careful, our attention to … Continue reading

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Away but not Forgotten

Father, today we thank You for those who have blessed us who, for any number of reasons, cannot be with us at this time. In this season of gratitude, we thank You for those who are away because they have … Continue reading

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Enough?

“I am to be the only inheritance the priests have. You are to give them no possession in Israel; I will be their possession.” (Ezekiel 44:28)   As I read this verse, I pictured a family gathered for the reading … Continue reading

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The Sacrifice

Sometimes in the hustle and bustle of life, it’s easy for me to forget that THE reason I was created was to bring honor and glory to God.  And as the verse above reminds us, one of the ways in … Continue reading

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Promises

Father, today we thank you for your promises – that they are sure. Your promises to… ~walk beside us – “I am with you, even until the end of the age,” (Matt. 28:20) ~guide us – “I will instruct you … Continue reading

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In All Things

Rejoice always; pray without ceasing; in everything give thanks; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. (1 Thess 5:16-18) In this season when we are rightfully more deliberate about expressing our thanks to God, I find it interesting … Continue reading

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Turning Darkness

“You, Lord, keep my lamp burning; my God turns my darkness into light.” (Psalm 18:28) I don’t know about you, but it seems that a whole lot of darkness has crept into my world.  Disturbing, dark news surrounds me from without.  Disturbing, … Continue reading

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