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Embracing His Love

Last Thanksgiving my husband’s parents generously hosted Thanksgiving at a condo in Branson so that we could enjoy the holiday festivities at Silver Dollar City. It was truly a wonderful idea! We were very excited about taking our then two-year-old daughter to experience such a fun place! It just so happened that Silver Dollar City’s […]

Fighting the Sin of Materialism this Holiday Season

It’s that time of year again: the season of stuff. Of course, holidays mean more than material things. It is a time for family, giving, gratitude, and celebrating God’s goodness. Still, despite all my good intentions for the holiday season, materialism creeps its way in. Before I know it, I’m spending too much time thinking about what I […]

A Refuge of Hope for the Struggling Soul

To understand Him is to understand hope. To understand His gift of mercy is to understand His gift of grace. To understand our continued state of rescue is to understand our place of refuge.  Abide. Lately, nothing soothes my heart and mind more than the moments where I find myself sitting still and abiding with my Lord. […]

Feeding the Flame: Is Your Faith a Blaze or a Flicker?

“Can you come pick me up? I had to take the truck to the shop.” I did not want to hear those words right as I was putting my daughter down for her nap! Apparently, my poor husband had been taking care of car troubles all morning. I thought it was a normal day, with my husband […]