The Man In The Tree

Good morning ladies! I felt drawn to read the story about Zacchaeus. This is how it goes. Luke 19:1-10 (NIV) 1 Jesus entered Jericho and was passing through. 2 A man was there by the name of Zacchaeus; he was a chief tax collector and was wealthy. 3 He wanted to see who Jesus was, but

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It’s A Twin Thing!

While I was in elementary school there was a season when my bestie and I wanted to be twins. We did not have sisters and we each had a desire for a deep connection. Having a twin would mean there was always someone who understood my thoughts and who could

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A Drink of Joy and a Song of Praise

I remember the water pump at the summer camp I attended as a teen. We pumped jug after jug of water from that well. We were all standing outside in the heat so thirsty for water and thankful when it finally came out. We learned to value drawing water. Have

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The Perfect Prayer

As Christians living in the Western World, we are incredibly blessed to have access to the Bible at any time. We also have so many different versions to choose from!  When I was in Grade 5, I was given a little red Gideon New Testament.  It was my first introduction

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Rest

Growing up, as a child, I remember every day of the week had a specific importance. Monday was laundry day, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday always had specific chores for myself and siblings, Friday was shopping day, Saturday for the older siblings meant it was time to get the yard cleaned

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Standing Ovation

Good morning ladies! My verses for today are Psalm 89:15-16. Blessed are those who have learned to acclaim you, who walk in the light of your presence Lord. They rejoice in your name all day long; they exult in your righteousness. Let’s look at the word acclaim. When someone has won acclaim for

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Oil of Gladness

This past weekend our Senior Leader spoke a blessing over me and mentioned “beauty from ashes” and “the oil of gladness…” What stuck out to me that night was the oil of gladness. Through Sandra, God was highlighting those beautiful words from Isaiah over my life. So I went there

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What’s Growing in Your Garden?

I got into my garden this week, and I discovered something. My garden has sprung up and the empty spaces are filling in well. The beauty of it is so visible now when only a few weeks ago it was looking very sad. I had given it attention, weeding, watering,

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He Is Our Peace!

“Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.” John 14:27 As someone who comes from a long line of worriers, this verse brings me so much

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Out Of The Overflow

Hello Ladies! As I was paying for the gas I got for the car this week, I became painfully aware of something, and it became the focus of my devotion today.  As I was standing in line to pay the cashier for my gas, the lady before me stated that

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