Below is a piece for a Weekend Writing Prompt. It had to be 45 words and use the word “Goodnight”. Thanks to Sammi Cox for posting this challenge. See challenge at https://sammiscribbles.wordpress.com/2022/01/01/weekend-writing-prompt-242-goodnight/ Enjoy! Winter blows its icy fierce breath. The fireplace counters with crackling warm intentions. She pulls the crocheted afghan tighter around her shoulders.Continue reading “45 Word Writing Prompt: Goodnight”
Merry Christmas to my family and friends. May you enjoy the silent and holy night and find that heavenly peace.
Prepare a Place for Him
REJOICING IN REPLY Clouds and thick darkness are all around him; righteousness and justice are the foundation of his throne.Fire goes before him and burns up his adversaries all around.His lightnings light up the world; the earth sees and trembles.The mountains melt like wax before the Lord, before the Lord of all the earth.” PsalmContinue reading
Confession: I had never really listened to the song “The Holly and the Ivy” until last year. What a beautiful message it gives!
When we surrender our lives to Jesus, we are not guaranteed a life without heartache, pain, or suffering. In fact, the Bible states that in this world we will have trouble. We may suffer. We may be persecuted. We will have trials. Jesus was born into persecution. He suffered and lived through trials and temptations.Continue reading “TAKE COMFORT”
One of the first Christmas gifts my husband and I received as a married couple was a nativity set. At first, I would put it out every Christmas because it was beautiful and made a nice decoration. However, as my relationship with Christ grew, so did my understanding of the miraculous and incredible story behindContinue reading “THE NATIVITY”
“But as he considered these things, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream, saying, “Joseph, son of David, do not fear to take Mary as your wife, for that which is conceived in her is from the Holy Spirit.” Matthew 1:20 Besides Jesus, there is a lot of attention paidContinue reading “A MAN OF FAITH”
“Lights please”… Linus says, setting the stage for his recitation of the words of the heavenly hosts to the shepherds: “And there were in the same country shepherds abiding in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night. And, lo, the angel of the Lord came upon them, and the glory of the LordContinue reading “THAT’S WHAT CHRISTMAS IS ALL ABOUT, CHARLIE BROWN”
“And all who heard it wondered at what the shepherds told them. But Mary treasured up all these things, pondering them in her heart.” Luke 2:18-19 I love this part of the Christmas story. I imagine the shepherds, having just seen the Newborn King, left in awe and amazement, proclaiming to everyone what had happened. Continue reading “MARY PONDERED”