LET NOTHING YOU DISMAY

“God rest ye merry gentlemen Let nothing you dismay Remember Christ our Savior Was born on Christmas Day To save us all from Satan’s pow’r When we were gone astray Oh tidings of comfort and joy Comfort and joy Oh tidings of comfort and joy” God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen “Do not be anxious aboutContinue reading “LET NOTHING YOU DISMAY”

Throwback Thursday: GOD IS CALLING (Advent 2017)

2 Thessalonians 2:14; Matthew 28:18-20; Mark 16:15-16; 1 Corinthians 15:58 “And I heard a loud voice from the throne saying, “Look! God’s dwelling place is now among the people, and he will dwell with them. They will be his people, and God Himself will be with them and be their God.” Revelation 21:3 I wasContinue reading “Throwback Thursday: GOD IS CALLING (Advent 2017)”

Throwback Thursday: TRIUMPHAL (2016)

“The disciples went and did as Jesus had instructed them. They brought the donkey and the colt and placed their cloaks on them for Jesus to sit on.  A very large crowd spread their cloaks on the road, while others cut branches from the trees and spread them on the road.  The crowds that went ahead ofContinue reading “Throwback Thursday: TRIUMPHAL (2016)”

Throwback Thursday: INVITED (Advent 2018)

Acts 16:5; Luke 7:36; Ephesians 3:3-7 “Yet to all who did receive him, to those who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God— children born not of natural descent, nor of human decision or a husband’s will, but born of God. The Word became flesh and made his dwellingContinue reading “Throwback Thursday: INVITED (Advent 2018)”

Throwback Thursday: BE STILL DEVOTION (2017)

Deuteronomy 30:20; Isaiah 28:23; Psalm 37:7 “He says, “Be still, and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth”  Psalm 46:10 One of the most powerful meditations I have found to help me be still before God is listed below.  If you speak each line softly, but aloud andContinue reading “Throwback Thursday: BE STILL DEVOTION (2017)”

SURRENDER

*This devotion is based on the painting “The Woman in Black” painted by my husband in 2013 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/mpracht) “Therefore I urge you, brethren, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies a living and holy sacrifice, acceptable to God, which is your spiritual service of worship.” Romans 12:1 She is not someone who wouldContinue reading “SURRENDER”

Morning Walk – A 200 Word Story

She stepped out the front door into the darkness of the early morning. It seemed that she alone was awake. The world slept on while she, already having been awake for hours, started on her morning walk.  The quiet of the morning brought her restless soul some longed for peace. The streetlights, along with theContinue reading “Morning Walk – A 200 Word Story”

You are CALLED: Releasing Yourself from the Comparison Trap

And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who[a] have been called according to his purpose. For those God foreknew he also predestined to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brothers and sisters. And those heContinue reading “You are CALLED: Releasing Yourself from the Comparison Trap”