Has Spring Sprung?

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The Vernal Equinox is today…..which means spring has arrived. Or has it? If you live in the northern third of the country, perhaps not just yet. But it’s coming!  

Scripture Sunday

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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

Scripture Sunday

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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

On Gratitude

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This Thanksgiving week, may we all reflect on the many things for which we have to be thankful….regardless of present circumstances.  

Scripture Sunday

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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

Christmas Countdown

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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

Christmas Countdown

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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

Christmas Gift Ideas for Children

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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

Happy Thanksgiving

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“Gratitude is a habit of the heart.” ~Alexis de Tocqueville Wishing you and yours a very Happy Thanksgiving!  

The Last Smile

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“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