Month: December 2016

How to Claim your Year of Freedom

How to Claim your Year of Freedom

Where the Spirit of the Lord is there is freedom. 2 Corinthians 3:17 Several years back a group of teachers at the school I worked at traveled to New York City for professional development. We visited several Christian schools, sat in on classes, spoke with […]

Three Steps to an Abundant L.I.F.E

Three Steps to an Abundant L.I.F.E

…I came that they may have life and have it abundantly. John 10:10 Over the years I have learned several life lessons from the children’s books I read to my kids. One lesson comes from one of the delightful adventures of the famous Frog and […]

Why Happiness Isn’t Enough

Why Happiness Isn’t Enough

I have told you this so that my joy may be in you and that your joy may be complete. John 15:11 If I were to ask you, “What makes you happy?”–what would you say? For me, it’s the little things. The laughter of my children. […]

Ten Hidden Treasures of the Heart

Ten Hidden Treasures of the Heart

By wisdom a house is built, and through understanding it is established; through knowledge its rooms are filled with rare and beautiful treasures. Proverbs 24:3-4 When you looked into the mirror this morning, what did you see? A plain face? A few wrinkles? Blotches and […]

What do you Crave?

What do you Crave?

Like newborn babies, crave pure spiritual milk, so that by it you may grow up in your salvation, now that you have tasted that the Lord is good. 1 Peter 2:2-3 This post is part of my friend Kate’s Five Minute Friday link up, where a […]

Five Christmas Songs that Uplift the Soul

Five Christmas Songs that Uplift the Soul

Every year my amazing sister buys tickets for me and my husband to the Christmas symphony in our city for my birthday. Hearing my favorite melodies of the holiday season has a magical effect on my heart. The Christmas lights, stunning scenery, and the beautiful […]