Family



FEB
04

No parent desires for their child to become an entitled, self-centered individual now or when they grow up. We don’t like to be around people who are this way, so we definitely don’t want to raise another one to join that club! How then do we avoid that? The question is, who are the most … Read More



JAN
21

Lesson #1 – Miracles ARE REAL! “Behold, I am the LORD, the God of all flesh: is there any thing too hard for me?”– Jeremiah 32:27 Biological birth is a miracle, Adoption is a miracle. Creation of life in general is a miracle and whether a family is started naturally or by adoption, that IS a … Read More



JAN
14

In September of 2014, my mother passed from this life to the next. Plagued with cancer for a number of years, I never once heard her complain, and the majority of the time, she ruled cancer with an iron fist, determined not to give in to the deadly disease. You would never know that she … Read More



DEC
17

Matthew 1:21-23 – “And she shall bring forth a son, and thou shalt call his name JESUS: for he shall save his people from their sins. Now all this was done, that it might be fulfilled which was spoken of the Lord by the prophet, saying, Behold, a virgin shall be with child, and shall … Read More



DEC
03

Grandmama Reel, as we called her, was a very energetic, hard-working woman. She would get up at 4:00 in the morning and boil a hen for lunch, then put on her wide brim hat and make her way to the chicken coop out back to gather the warm eggs. After that, she would don her … Read More



NOV
26

All of us as Christians understand and express the fact that Christmas is the celebration of the birth of Jesus. We know all about the inn with no vacancy, the manger, and the swaddling clothes. Without much thought or effort we could even sing a verse of “Away in a Manger.” We say Merry Christmas … Read More



NOV
05

Isaiah 35:10  – “And the ransomed of the LORD shall return, and come to Zion with songs and everlasting joy upon their heads: they shall obtain joy and gladness, and sorrow and sighing shall flee away.” “I’ve got the joy, joy, joy, joy down in my heart (where?), down in my heart (where?), down in my … Read More



OCT
29

As we recently celebrated our 70th anniversary as a local church, I have been thinking of the role that a local church has played in my life.  I am so glad that my parents taught and showed me the importance of belonging and being faithful to the local church. I was saved on Sunday night, … Read More



OCT
15

A few weeks ago, I did something that has been on my heart to do for some time. I decided to sit down and write my son a letter. Who writes letters anymore? I know I don’t. But there was something in me that directed me to sit down and write my son a heart-felt … Read More



OCT
01

Back in June I wrote an article about Missed Blessings’.I urged the reader not to miss out on blessings simply because we do not take the time to converse with people or follow the leading of the Holy Spirit.  I am so happy to report that my family and I followed the Holy Spirits leading … Read More