25 Days of Grace – Day 12

25 Days of Grace – Day 12

TODAY'S TRUTH ​"​I am saying this for your benefit, not to place restrictions on you. I want you to do whatever will help you serve the Lord best, with as few distractions as possible.​" 1 Corinthians 7:35 ​​"​Keep your eyes straight ahead; ignore all sideshow distractions​."​ Proverbs 4: 25 "So whether you eat or drink or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God." 1 Corinthians 10:31 In this age of technology much of what we do is done on the computer or cell phone. It is easy to...Read More
25 Days of Grace – Day 11

25 Days of Grace – Day 11

TODAY'S TRUTH ​"​My dear brothers and sisters, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry.​ "​James 1:19 ​ "​When there are many words, transgression is unavoidable, But he who restrains his lips is wise.​" Proverbs 10:19​ "​Even a fool, when he keeps silent, is considered wise; When he closes his lips, he is considered prudent.​"​​ Proverbs 17:28​​ My family had all gone their separate ways and I began making my morning rounds. I straightened the cushions on the couch, gathered...Read More
25 Days of Grace – Day 10

25 Days of Grace – Day 10

TODAY'S TRUTH: “You keep track of all my sorrows. You have collected all my tears in your bottle. You have recorded each one in your book.” Psalm 56:8 “Are not two sparrows sold for a penny? Yet not one of them will fall to the ground outside your Father’s care. And even the very hairs of your head are all numbered. So don’t be afraid; you are worth more than many sparrows.” Matthew 10:29-31 "I am the good shepherd. I know my own and my own know me, just as the...Read More
25 Days of Grace – Day 9

25 Days of Grace – Day 9

TODAY’S TRUTH: “Put on then, as God’s chosen ones, holy and beloved, compassionate hearts, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience…” Colossians 3: 12 "Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love.​" ​ Ephesians 4:2 "Finally, all of you, be like-minded, be sympathetic, love one another, be compassionate and humble.​" ​1 Peter 3:8 "Be kind to one another, tender-hearted, forgiving each other, just as God in Christ also has forgiven you.​" Ephesians 4:32​ As our children were growing up, my husband and I would regularly take the time...Read More
25 Days of Grace – day 8

25 Days of Grace – day 8

TODAY’S TRUTH: "O Lord, you have examined my heart and know everything about me. You know when I sit down or stand up. You know my thoughts even when I’m far away. You see me when I travel and when I rest at home. You know everything I do. You know what I am going to say even before I say it, Lord." Psalm 139:1-4 I opened my laptop to get some work done and took a quick detour to Facebook just to see what was happening there. To my...Read More
25 Days of Grace – Day 7

25 Days of Grace – Day 7

TODAY’S TRUTH:  “Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights.” James 1:17  “And my God will supply all your needs according to His riches in glory in Christ Jesus.” Philippians 4:19 “Better is a little with the fear of the LORD than great treasure and trouble with it.”  Proverb 15:16 “I will sing to the LORD, because he has dealt bountifully with me.”  Psalm 13:6 The other night I walked into our bedroom and found my husband sitting at his desk. In front...Read More
25 Days of Grace – Day 6

25 Days of Grace – Day 6

TODAY'S TRUTH: “Now may the God of peace himself sanctify you completely, and may your whole spirit and soul and body be kept blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ." 1 Thessalonians 5:23 “Sanctify them in the truth; your word is truth.” John 17:17 “He who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion” Philippians 1:6 My husband and I  have the privilege of regularly spending time with an adorable 3 year old and her precious 1 year old brother. They are two of...Read More
25 Days of Grace – Day 5

25 Days of Grace – Day 5

TODAY’S TRUTH: “Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, so that you may be sons of your Father who is in heaven; for he makes his sun rise on the evil and on the good, and sends rain on the just and on the unjust” (Matt. 5:44-45). "He causes his sun to rise on the evil and the good, and sends rain on the righteous and the unrighteous.” Matthew 5:45 “The Lord is good to all; he has compassion on all he has made” (Psalm 145:9). “God...Read More