“In the same way your Father in heaven is not willing that any of these little ones should be lost.”  Matthew 18:14 NIV     We grabbed a cart near the front entrance and entered the bowels of Costco.  It was a treat to have my husband along since it was a last minute decision […]


“Oh Lord Almighty, blessed is the man who trusts in you.” Psalm 84:12   As soon as I put the key into the hole, I could tell right away that the box was full.  From years of routine, I have come to know when the open space inside is filled to capacity.  I turned the […]

Love Is In The Air

“…and if I have a faith that can move mountains, but have not love, I am nothing.” 1Corinthians 13:2     Love.  It’s all the rage for this week.  The 14th is quickly approaching—Valentine’s—a day that makes men cringe and women cranky.  Men can’t get it right and women feel disappointed.   Whether you’re in […]

A Worthy Resolution

“I keep asking that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the glorious Father, may give you the Spirit of wisdom and revelation, so that you may know him better.” ~Ephesians 1:17 NIV A week ago, we wanted time to slow down so we could hold on to the moments with family and friends for […]


“Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything.” – James 1:4 The task didn’t come easy.  I struggled and labored, and struggled some more, yet it would not flow.  Was I forcing something I shouldn’t?  Was I trying to make something out of nothing?  God knows I’ve […]


“From birth I was cast on you; from my mother’s womb you have been my God.” – Psalm 22:10 (NIV) This is a busy time of year for birthdays in our family.  The younger ones are eager to celebrate their annual milestone in full party fashion, while the older ones claim, “It’s just another day.” and […]

The Jiffy Box

From time to time we’ll have guest writers share their stories of hope on the road. Today’s story is an amazing example of how God sometimes indulges his children’s desires to hear from him in a tangible way. Please read on to discover how attentive and magnificent our Lord truly is! We want to thank Paige for […]