And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, so must the Son of man be lifted up, that whoever believes in him may have eternal life. For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. For God sent the Son … Continued
Clergy Appreciation Month may be in October, but we know our customers like to convey thanks to ministry team members throughout the year. To help you say “thank you” in a tangible way – whenever the time is right – we recently added a few new designs to the collection. This is one of them: … Continued
After six days Jesus took Peter, James and John with him and led them up a high mountain, where they were all alone. There he was transfigured before them. His clothes became dazzling white, whiter than anyone in the world could bleach them. And there appeared before them Elijah and Moses, who were talking with Jesus. Peter said to … Continued
This Thanksgiving week, may we all reflect on the many things for which we have to be thankful….regardless of present circumstances.
The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The Lord is the stronghold of my life; of whom shall I be afraid? When evildoers assail me to eat up my flesh, my adversaries and foes, it is they who stumble and fall. Though an army encamp against me, my heart shall not fear; though war arise against me, yet I … Continued
Come and see what God has done… Psalm 66:5 Indeed!
It Came Upon the Midnight Clear (1849) is one of my favorites, though it doesn’t seem to end up on Christmas albums very often. I find the third verse to be particularly poignant. It came upon the midnight clear, that glorious song of old, from angels bending near the earth to touch their harps of gold: … Continued
Today’s carol originated in France and was written in the 1860s. The author is unknown. I wonder if he/she had any inkling how popular it would become? Angels we have heard on high Sweetly singing o’er the plains And the mountains in reply, Echoing their joyous strains. Glo-ori-a In excelsis de-o Glo-ori-a In excelsis de-o … Continued
Is there a special little one on your Christmas gift list? Maybe it’s a niece, a nephew, or a grandchild…. Our personalized bedtime prayer prints are great keepsakes for children – and they won’t break the bank. Check out the entire collection here. Make sure to place your order before December 16th to ensure delivery … Continued
“Gratitude is a habit of the heart.” ~Alexis de Tocqueville Wishing you and yours a very Happy Thanksgiving!
“Autumn…the years’ last, loveliest smile.” -William Cullen Bryant How quickly the colors come and then fade…. The fact that autumn’s glory is fleeting is perhaps what makes it even more special. That said, it’s a special treat to watch the trees who save their spectacular displays for the very end – well after their brethren … Continued
A photo shoot earlier this month took me from the Sonoran desert in Arizona to the red rocks of Sedona and then out to the Mojave and Colorado deserts of Southern California. I never tire of hiking in the Sedona area. The Fay Canyon trail features a wonderful (and very large) arch, pictured below: I … Continued