Are You Prepared to Invite THE Guest of Honor to Your Christmas Party?

Are you prepared for your honored guest? Last night God gave me the honor and privilege of hosting over 20 beautiful women in my home for our church's annual Christian Women's Fellowship Christmas Party. It was a joyful celebration of fellowship, fun, food, laughter; and the sharing of both sweet and sad memories. The house … Continue reading Are You Prepared to Invite THE Guest of Honor to Your Christmas Party?

Guest Post by Pastor Mike Dean: Halloween is a Celebration of Death and Darkness… Jesus is the Light!

Dear Brothers & Sisters in Christ, Jeanne and I do not celebrate Halloween. The reason is spiritual. Halloween is the complete opposite of Jesus Christ. It is a celebration of death and darkness. Jesus is the Light. No pagan holiday celebrated in any form will ever give you what you need. Back in the 70's, … Continue reading Guest Post by Pastor Mike Dean: Halloween is a Celebration of Death and Darkness… Jesus is the Light!

We Have Nothing to Eat, and No Shoes on Our Feet; Will You Lend Us a Hand When a Flood Drowns Our Street?

Just please open the inn, For we're cold, and wet men; Moms are saving their kids, And we're looking for kin! Won't you give us a bite, Let us stay for the night? So we won't be alone When the morning turns bright? We can't stop the shiver, Each voice has a quiver; Our homes … Continue reading We Have Nothing to Eat, and No Shoes on Our Feet; Will You Lend Us a Hand When a Flood Drowns Our Street?

96 Roses… The Significance of an Anniversary filled with Fears, Tears, and Joy through the Years

Today is my 23rd Anniversary! This weekend my husband came home with 2 dozen roses... times four.  After joyfully sharing my story, I was asked about the significance of the number, and at first thought there wasn't any. Yet, I realize now, there are years of significance in remembering through the roses...  Wouldn't 100 make it exactly … Continue reading 96 Roses… The Significance of an Anniversary filled with Fears, Tears, and Joy through the Years

Give God Your Failed Plans…God Prospers and  Encourages Us with Silver Linings, Smiles, and Truth

Sometimes you're feeling down, maybe really down... and your eyes light on something out of the blue... something that makes you smile. Today it's one of my daughter's simple deer drawings. The notepad is lying open, because she's working on her book, in my room, on the floor... because she never likes to be alone. … Continue reading Give God Your Failed Plans…God Prospers and  Encourages Us with Silver Linings, Smiles, and Truth