devotion

The Season of Lent Is Upon Us

 A couple weeks ago,  I found out I was the lucky winner of the SHE READS TRUTH Lenten Study. This was exactly what I needed to push me during Lent to make time for Jesus. I won this beautiful SHE READS TRUTH Study Kit from Emilie at Flourish & Hope and you should definitely check out…
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Book Review: Every Valley: Advent with the Scriptures of Handel’s Messiah

EVERY VALLEY Advent with the Scriptures of Handel’s Messiah Forward by: Albert L Blackwell Compiled by: Jessica Miller Kelley Published: September 26, 2014 Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press Non-Fiction/Christian/Devotional It has been years since I have heard Handel’s Messiah or seen it performed live. It is one of the most beautiful musical and spiritual pieces…
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Are You Like Martha or Mary?

Mary, Martha and Jesus Everyone is busy.  Everyone seems to be in a hurry.  Christmas seems to be one of the busiest times for people, yet it is also the time when we want to slow down and cherish the moments that happen and build memories to last a lifetime.  It is a time that…
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Lessons from Luke

This month I was in charge of the lesson for our church circle.  In preparing, I was looking up verses from Luke that are important to me.  Of course, the Book of Luke is full of verses related to Jesus’ birth.  But there is so much more to Luke…. In Chapter 12 Jesus warns us…
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Saying Grace

Nearly every Wednesday after school we offer a program at our church called “After School Jams”. Children preschool-6th grade come after school and have a snack, sing songs and learn about Jesus and how much he loves each one of them. Yesterday I was responsible for the lesson and I decided to incorporate Thanksgiving with…
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God’s Light

Tonight I have the devotions for my church’s Circle meeting. I thought I would share it to remind you that God is always with you. The Lord keeps watch over you as you come and go, both now and forever. Psalm 121:8 NLT A mother and her four-year-old daughter were preparing for bed one night.…
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Mary, Mother of Jesus

As our family has been thinking of Christmas and reading the Christmas story, I began thinking more and more about Mary and her very important role in the Christmas story. I wanted to share some of my thoughts with you and how Mary and Joseph’s faith applies to each one of us. The following is…
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