At Thanksgiving, we often remember the Pilgrims of Plymouth, Massachusetts, and their godly heritage. Squanto often appears in these stories as the Native American who taught them to grow corn. Yet, this godly man has a testimony that continues to inspire me. So, let’s go back to that first winter after the Pilgrims landed.
Hey Mama, Drove off by myself in the car, just me and the Lord chatting. Well, I did the chatting, pouring out my heart. He has already poured out His in the Bible, His Word. It’s how He talks to us. God’s Word can be trusted. It’s our food, our sustenance. Such power there, such wisdom
The promises in God’s Word of the benefits of being addicted to righteousness wash over me like a jubilant flood as I envision myself, my family, and my world immersed in it. Who wouldn’t? Righteousness… Provides escape from trouble (Prov. 12:13) Becomes a guide to his neighbors (family, friend, acquaintances, strangers) (Prov. 12:26) Is rewarded
Hey Mama, It’s that time of year—so first of all, Happy Thanksgiving! Have you found the best deal on turkey and thought through your “gobble day” feast? We have. But in the midst of good food, lots of family, and a household of chatter, try to remember the real reason for this season, a
My family and I recently moved. The sad thing is that we had only been living in our previous residence for about 2 years. Why the sudden move? Let’s just say that my wife is a country girl through and through, so when we moved to a house in the city, she wasn’t happy.
Hey Mama, I don’t know about you, but this could be a common lament at my house: “Help! I ran out of time to do everything I planned!” In my zoo (otherwise known as a family–grin), that’s a common problem. I can make all kinds of plans, but real life all too often
Hey Mama, What do you get when you add 2 children with the flu, 2 dentist appointments, 1 unmotivated teen, 1 child with 100 school questions, 1 student waiting to read with mom, 1 teen who needs a work permit (today!), 1 music lesson, and 1 husband who wants to know what’s for
In John 4, we find an interesting conversation between Jesus and a Samaritan woman. This was unusual for two reasons. First, she was a woman. Second, she was a Samaritan. According to Jewish customs, for these two reasons, this conversation never should have happened. Jesus, however, is more concerned about the woman’s spiritual well-being