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A Focus that Fits

Let’s face it, we live in a noisy and chaotic world. Cell phones buzzing every few minutes, family activities pull us in all different directions, and never-ending to-do’s fill up our day—it’s hard to keep up. In today’s fast-paced world, time management is crucial. We hop onto Instagram too quickly…

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Take a Joy Ride

Keep company with the wise, and you will become wise. If you make friends with stupid people, you will be ruined. Proverbs 13:20 (GNT) Is it just me, or are people much grumpier than years ago? As I stood in line at Target last week, I watched some young mother…

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Always on Time

He said to them, “Why make a commotion and weep? The child has not died, but is asleep.” Mark 5:39 (NASB) In a world full of pain and suffering, it’s hard to find hope, and nearly impossible to expect a miracle. But as I read Mark 5 today, I see…

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Seed. Time. Harvest.

We live in a world of instant gratification. We rush through the drive-thru, we instantly have face-to-face conversations with people on the other side of the world, and within seconds of posting to social media, everyone can see your pictures. Yes, the message today’s culture teaches us that “You don’t…

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Speak Up in 2017 – Abundantly More

 Shawna and Carol had the privilege of being part of the Speak Up Conference in Grand Rapids Michigan. Here are a few of our highlights: Divine appointments, if you aren’t looking for them, you will pass them by. This year when we received the email from Kathy Bruins regarding what…

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Beautiful Reflections

“Come close to God, and God will come close to you.” James 4:8 Although we can hear from God anywhere, getting out in nature can be one of the best ways to hear His voice. When I step away from the busyness of my day and enjoy His creation, something powerful…

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His Bride

As a groom is delighted with his bride, So your God will delight in you. Isaiah 62:5b (GNT) Last summer, I had the honor of attending my nieces’ wedding. It was such a beautiful sight to watch her groom eagerly wait for her to walk down the aisle. He could…

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God-given Responsibility

This is what the Lord requires of you: to do what is right, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with your God. (Micah 6:8) Sometimes I just want to run away. At times it’s vital to my well-being while other times I just need to take a few days…

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We are Incredibly Rare

We are God’s masterpiece. He has created us anew in Christ Jesus, so we can do the good things he planned for us long ago. Ephesians 2:10 NLT Every once in a while, I like to watch Antique Roadshow. From art to strange toys to knickknacks, people bring in all sorts…

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