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Eat the Mississippi Mud Cake

Eat the Mississippi Mud Cake

Every year, my mother made a Mississippi mud cake for my birthday. The recipe was her mother’s and it was unique to our family because she didn’t add marshmallows like most Mississippi mud recipes call for. This was because neither my grandmother Lucy nor my mother were fans of the marshmallow. However, they were fans

4 Ways to Honor God on Valentine’s Day

I love loving the people who are special to me. I love all things sweet and sappy and sentimental. I love red puffy hearts and pink shiny bows and glittery Valentine cards. I love heart-shaped pancakes in the morning, heart-shaped sandwiches at lunch and heart-shaped pizzas for dinner. I love presents covered in heart wrapping paper

Did the Devil Really Make Me Do It?

No temptation has overtaken you except such as is common to man; but God is faithful, who will not allow you to be tempted beyond what you are able, but with the temptation will also make the way of escape, that you may be able to bear it. — 1 Corinthians 10:13 Early on in my

How Love Can Transform Our Children’s Lives

When it comes to parenting, most of us regard Proverbs 22:6 as our primary parental mission statement from God: Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not depart from it. This means that during children’s formative years, we make it a priority to pass down

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

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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

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