• Daily Devotional
    June 1, 2018-My Daddy Can Fix It!

    By Mary Southerland— Today’s Truth Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see (Hebrews 11:1, NIV). Friend to Friend Nori is our youngest grandchild. Her blue eyes, quick smile, and...

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    December 27, 2017-Rediscovering Wonder

    By Melissa Spoelstra— Today’s Truth  And so, dear brothers and sisters, I plead with you to give your bodies to God because of all He has done for you. Let them be a living and holy sacrifice—the...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Daily Devotion
    December 21, 2016-Giving the Perfect Christmas Gifts Part 2

    By Mary Southerland─ Today’s Truth If you give, you will receive. Your gift will return to you in full measure, pressed down, shaken together to make room for more, and running over. Whatever measure you use in...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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    The Blessing Box

    By Kim Chaffin – I am sure you have heard the expression, “Count your blessings”. In our deepest pain, our blessings may be hard to find because it is difficult to see past our present circumstances. When...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • October 22, 2015-Trust God for Today

    By Sharon Jaynes− Today’s Truth “How great a love the Father has lavished on us that we should be called children of God” (1 John 3:1a). Friend to Friend Have you ever tried to out give God?...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • October 19, 2015-The Waiting Game

    By Mary Southerland− Today’s Truth My soul, wait thou in silence for God only; for my expectation is from Him (Psalm 62:5, ASB). Friend to Friend I’m not very good at waiting. I don’t like to wait...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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    What’s Your Word for 2014?

    By Lori Kempton − I’m never good at keeping New Year resolutions, so I decided several years ago not to even try. However, I’m not sure why, but it seems that God gives me insight for the...

    • Posted 6 years ago
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  • 1,000 Marbles

    “The older I get, the more I enjoy Saturday mornings. Perhaps it’s the quiet solitude that comes with being the first to rise or maybe it’s the unbounded joy of not having to be at work. Either...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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  • Jelly Fish Stings

    Paddling together in the ocean, each in a 48-inch color-whirl inner-tube, not too far from shore but away from the busyness of children playing – we floated. My husband kept me anchored, ensuring I didn’t bob off...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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  • The Potting Shed and Other Blessings

    “Meanwhile, friends, wait patiently for the Master’s Arrival. You see farmers do this all the time, waiting for their valuable crops to mature, patiently letting the rain do its slow but sure work” (James 5:7) Waiting –...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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  • A Simple Living Summer and Blessings

    Summer from school was only about 6 weeks long – so the boys, they slept in, went swimming a few times – and hung out with their friends in the neighborhood. Lots of laughter – about 5...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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  • Ten Things…

    My cup and my heart overflow with thanksgiving today for more reasons than I have time or space to share. But I thought I’d cite my Top Ten on this Thursday morning as a way to thank...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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