Flag Doesn’t Fly

I noticed this morning as I walked outside that my flag wasn’t flying. As we come into this Inauguration Day we can be so anxious we forget who is in control. We can be so disgusted that we don’t pause to pray. The depth of disgust for a nation that has fallen away from GodContinue reading “Flag Doesn’t Fly”

Guarded and Guided by Angels

God’s activities are always guarded by God’s angels.  Just from reading the stories surrounding the birth of the Messiah, there was a significant uptick in angelic activity.  The angel Gabriel spoke with Zacharias concerning the birth of John, and not long after that, he visited Mary about the birth of Jesus.  Joseph was visited inContinue reading “Guarded and Guided by Angels”

The Prince of Peace

His name shall be called—“The Prince of Peace.”  Is it even possible to have peace in such a noisy and chaotic world?  Say, Yes!  At the moment the Messiah was born, the prospect and power for peace was made possible.  With great excitement and in concert, a host of angels announced to nearby shepherds theContinue reading “The Prince of Peace”

Wonderful Counselor

His name will be called—“Wonderful Counselor.” One of the first questions an expecting mother gets is, “Do you know what you’re having?” Some women are anxious and eager to know their baby’s gender, while others like to keep it old fashion and surprising. Knowing what you’re having in advance definitely has its advantages. Long beforeContinue reading “Wonderful Counselor”


We have church in our home every Wednesday evening, and with that comes extra attention to our house and the blessing of sweet fellowship. I have the responsibility of making sure we have ice for our drinks, setting up our game room to accommodate people, pushing the vacuum cleaner (sometimes), and occasionally cooking on theContinue reading “EASTER IN DECEMBER”

Learn this Prayer 3

Learn this prayer, “Lord, save me!” But when he saw that the wind [was] boisterous, he was afraid; and beginning to sink he cried out, saying, “Lord, save me!” —Matthew 14:30 The apostle Peter along with the other apostles saw Jesus walking on water on the Sea of Galilee, and instead of waiting for theContinue reading “Learn this Prayer 3”