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Creative Ways to Celebrate Spring With Your Family

Creative Ways to Celebrate Spring With Your Family

See! The winter is past; the rains are over and gone. Flowers appear on the earth; the season of singing has come… – Song of Solomon, 2:11-12 What is your favorite season of the year? As much as I enjoy the wonders that each season holds – the first snow of winter, the balmy nights

Change Always Happens | Let's All Be Brave by Annie F. Downs

Change Always Happens

Change Always Happens Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows. — James 1:17 NIV Everything you have, from your health to your friendships to a roof over your head to the food in your belly, is a gift

His Holy Mountain

He Answers Me from His Holy Mountain

Mountain Trails Many peoples will come and say, “Come, let us go up to the mountain of the Lord, to the temple of the God of Jacob. He will teach us his ways, so that we may walk in his paths.” — Isaiah 2:3 Have you ever thought about the way a mountain can reflect

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The Methodology of Gratitude

Welcome to Sit & Listen Saturdays with Devotionals Daily. We hope you enjoy reading as well as listening to this devotion from Robert Morgan, excerpted from his new book Worry Less, Live More. Listen on the blog or on your Alexa device by asking Alexa to read today’s devotion. * I’m tempted to feel some fiendish

Our Pets Bless Our Families – How Can We Bless Our Pets?

My family loves animals. Whenever we gather to pore over family scrapbooks and albums (not all photos are digitized, I frequently remind the kids!), we always share time bonding over memories of Tiger and Tinker (my childhood cats), Queenie and Dutch (my faithful dogs), and all our other cherished pets from yesteryear! When we count

Receiving the Blessing

The Lord bless thee, and keep thee: The Lord make His face shine upon thee, and be gracious unto thee: The Lord lift up His countenance upon thee, and give thee peace. — Numbers 6:24-26 KJV In the closing moments of the Sunday morning service, our pastor raises his arms toward Heaven and calls down

Bedtime Prayers: Five Ideas for Scriptures to Read and Pray Together

Give your child peace and reassurance before falling asleep with these Bible verses Bedtime is an intimate appointment with our children. Our kids need certain cues before falling asleep to let them know all is well. In every home bedtime routines are slightly different. Perhaps in your home you sing a lullaby, give a big

When the Game Is Over, It All Goes Back in the Box

What is the appropriate way to measure our personal value? The most common measurements include possessions, personal financial worth, or our social standing. While these things may add to our sense of self worth, their power ends with our dying breath. The only real thing we can count on to measure eternal worth is the

Give Thanks In All Circumstances

Have you ever said something and regretted it the moment the words left your mouth? Last Friday – in the midst of a triple-digit heat wave – my husband awoke in the middle of the night and discovered that we did not have a single drop of running water in our house! Although we paid

The Spirit of Christmas: Why Do We Buy Presents?

  I was reading the book The Legend of St. Nicholas to my children the other day and it really got me thinking about the purpose of buying Christmas presents. I have to admit that I sort of hate the Christmas shopping season. People get so ugly while they are buying presents. Black Friday kicks

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