Tag Archives: children

Jesus: The Greatest of All Gifts

Daily Truth: “And when they were come into the house, they saw the young child with Mary his mother, and fell down, and worshipped him…they presented unto him gifts; ”  Matthew 2:11 Yesterday, was a flurry of gifts being given, meeting with family, and eating. Christmas Day is always a time of excitement – especially for the kids.  Although, I think my favorite part
Read more »


Christmas Advent Devotional: How Excellent is Your Name O LORD

Daily Truth:   “O LORD, our Lord,  how excellent is Your name in all the earth!”  Psalm 8:9 Names are important to us and to God.  When we know someone we use their name when talking with them.  When we learn God’s Hebrew names we learn more about Him.  Each name reveals a character quality of God. “Wise men still seek Him.” I have
Read more »


O Give Thanks Unto the Lord

Daily Truth: “O give thanks unto the Lord; for he is good: for his mercy endureth for ever”.  Psalms 136:1     Here are some verses to help us remember why we should give thanks not only on Thanksgiving Day but everyday.   “O give thanks unto the Lord; for he is good; for his mercy endureth for ever. And say ye, Save us, O God of our
Read more »


Thanksgiving Blessings

Daily Truth:   “You will be enriched in every way to be generous in every way, which through us will produce thanksgiving to God.” 2 Corinthians 9:11 That first Thanksgiving was filled with great joy.  The Pilgrims had suffered adverse conditions on both water and land.  The Native Americans had helped the Pilgrims in numerable ways.  A celebration was in order.  A celebration which lasted
Read more »


Hanukkah on Thanksgiving

Daily Truth:  “And it was at Jerusalem the feast of the dedication, and it was winter.”  John 10:22   Hanukkah on Thanksgiving?  I know,  a little bit of a different title.  I will explain but you will have to indulge me in some “factoid” information. A rare occurrence is happening this Thanksgiving.   The second day of Hanukkah is on Thanksgiving for the first
Read more »


Having A Heart Fixed on God

Daily Truth:  “My heart is fixed, O God, my heart is fixed: I will sing and give praise.” Psalms 57:7   Do you ever get your mind so fixed on something that you think about it through out the day? I think we can all say that we have done that at some point in time in our lives.  Especially women/ moms! It can be a
Read more »


Having A Thankful Heart

Daily Truth: “Be thankful unto him, and bless his name.”  Psalms 100:4 It’s that time of year again in which we focus on having a thankful heart.  Obviously, it is something that we should be working on all year, but it is a good time to focus on being thankful for many reasons. 1.  We are getting closer to the Christmas season in which
Read more »


Angels: The Servants of God

Daily Truth:  “For he shall give his angels charge over thee, to keep thee in all thy ways.”  Psalms 91:11     Angels are always an interesting topic.  Kids imagine them with white dresses, wings, and halos floating above their heads. Did you know that they are mentioned over 108 times in the Old Testament and over 165 times in the New Testament and
Read more »


How to Read With Your Child: Eight Steps

Daily Truth:   “… And he read in their hearing all the words of the Book of the Covenant which had been found in the house of the LORD.”  2 Kings 23:3             We all want our children to develop a love for the written word.  It has been said, “The love of reading is made on the lap
Read more »


Motherhood: The Race of Endurance

Daily Truth:  “Let us run with patience the race that is set before us.”  Hebrews 12:1 This past Saturday, 12 of us (11 ladies and 1 young man – such a sport) got up super early and ran a 3 team marathon relay race.  Did I mention it was pouring rain and that the temp was hovering around 45 degrees? Not exactly the type
Read more »