Today's Blessing

Often God uses our children to reveal who we really are. I remember as a young mom, being totally flabbergasted on how I reacted to a situation. I comforted myself with, “Well, that’s not really me”, but in reality, that was me. Our goal is not perfection but steady progress in the right direction. Keep going.

Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a right spirit within me. (Psalm 51:10, NKJV)

Doing Good There are needy people all around us. You don’t have to look far to find someone to encourage. While on his way to work one day, my son saw a man sleeping on a park bench. A quick thought entered his mind, “I should leave him my lunch”. Now when you’re in your […]

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This day shouts, “start over” the old is gone and the new has come. The apostle Paul in the Bible certainly understood the concept of “the old is gone and the new has begun”. He needed a “do-over”. Read his story and you are quickly aware of his early beginnings. He was full of anger, […]

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Dear Mom, Is anxiety knocking at your door today? It happens sweet mom. God says, “Give me your cares and I’ll give you my peace.” To be honest, waiting for some answers to prayer can be agonizingly painful and to remain at rest in the process, is contrary to our natural way of thinking. Nonetheless, […]

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Dear Mom, After a very tiring day of meeting everyone’s needs, Jesus and His disciples escaped to the “peace of the sea”. At some point during the night, a storm arose and with Jesus so exhausted, He didn’t hear a thing. Sweet mom, can you identify? I’m sure you can. Once Jesus went to sleep, […]

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  Dear Mom, Children often ‘act out’ as their only means of expressing “something is not right in my world.” As mothers, our reactions must be more mature than their outbursts. I heard a quote once that carried me through many troubles, “Blessed are the children whose parents have already grown up.” We need God […]

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