St. Valentine had no idea

St. Valentine had no idea

I was curious about the amount of money Americans spend on Valentine’s Day. It’s surprising! According to WalletHub, Americans will spend almost $24 billion this year. How much is one billion? I like this measurement: The average human heart will have clocked one...
A moment with Christ

A moment with Christ

The shepherds “went with haste” (Luke 2:16) to look for the baby, wrapped in swaddling clothes and lying in a manger. I took some time this week to join them.   I thought about what it would have been like to look for Jesus, the baby an angel had told them about. So,...
Paul’s Recipe for Daily Bread

Paul’s Recipe for Daily Bread

What are you doing for Mother’s Day this year?  We sure can’t crowd the restaurants this Sunday, so I have a bread recipe that might come in handy. Unfortunately, a new batch has to be prepared each day, but it is worth the effort. You only have to “taste and...
We could be in this together

We could be in this together

I’ve often wondered what the week after Easter was like for the first disciples.  His resurrection changed everything—and still could. Easter 2020  I told my husband, Jim, “This will be the only Easter of my life that I hear an Easter sermon and then go back...
Nerves of Steel

Nerves of Steel

One of the positives of limiting our schedules and staying inside is the chance to read the books we have stacked in a corner.  I just finished Nerves of Steel by Tammie Jo Shults, the captain of Southwest Flight 1380. The lessons she provides are a word of hope...
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