“Awake, O sleeper, and arise from the dead, and Christ will shine on you.” Look carefully then how you walk, not as unwise but as wise, making the best use of the time, because the days are evil. Therefore do not be foolish, but understand what the will of the Lord is.”‭‭ Ephesians‬ ‭5:14-17 AWAKE, … Continue reading AWAKE O SLEEPER – PENTECOST SUNDAY

The Birds of the Air

Consider the birds of the sky: They don’t sow or reap or gather into barns, yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Aren’t you worth more than they?Matthew 6:26 I live in sunny southern California, where we have mountains, beaches and earthquakes.  I live in a principally dry and hot part of the state. One day, … Continue reading The Birds of the Air

Under His Protection

It is officially my birthday and I am so excited to be celebrating with the ones I love and to start my morning with some of my most favorite things - a good cup of coffee, a journal and the word of God. I pray that today's journal notes are an encouragement to you and … Continue reading Under His Protection

Redeeming Love Book Review

 “Your beauty and love chase after me every day of my life”    Psalm 23:6a I consider myself a woman of faith but like many women, we can struggle with thoughts of unworthiness, shame, trust or vulnerability. Redeeming Love is a brilliant retelling of the Biblical story of Hosea. This novel is set in the 1850s … Continue reading Redeeming Love Book Review

My Word for 2018

For as long as I can remember I’ve created goals for the new year. I attended the classes, read the articles and the books all about effective goal setting and I've used several methods to help me write effective and realistic goals. Some years I was a rockstar and achieved all my goals (think eager, … Continue reading My Word for 2018

7 Scriptures to Share Thanksgiving

We are happy to share 7 of our favorite scriptures that you can share this Thanksgiving Season.  Each image is a free download.  All you need to do to save on an iPhone is Press + hold on the image and save. “Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good! His faithful love endures … Continue reading 7 Scriptures to Share Thanksgiving

7 Days of Thanks: Day 7 – My Imperfect Today

It is the night before Thanksgiving and many of us are dashing around gathering last-minute items or decor for our perfect meal; some of us are doing a deep clean as we prepare for a home filled with guest.  While others may be wondering where they will find themselves tomorrow and if it will be … Continue reading 7 Days of Thanks: Day 7 – My Imperfect Today

7 Days of Thanks: Day 6 – God’s Creation & Creativity

God's Creation and Creativity

Thanksgiving is only a few days away.  How are you celebrating?  We are celebrating with our 7 Days of Thanks.  Through this series we are praying that you will be encouraged to see all the blessings you have in your life, outside of material possessions.  I pray you are challenged to dig deeper into the character … Continue reading 7 Days of Thanks: Day 6 – God’s Creation & Creativity