My Story of Peace

Candy blogs: One night this week we went to campmeeting. We enjoyed beautiful worship and heard a message from Dr. Jim Diehl, a loved and respected figure in our denomination. His message was about peace; I loved his perspective. He based his talk on the words Jesus spoke on several occasions after His ressurection …Continue reading “My Story of Peace”

Fruit of the Spirit Postcards … Peace

Peace … it’s what everyone wants. Life is pretty chaotic without it. The typical American pace is constant motion. We can’t sleep at night because we can’t seem to get our minds to stop racing with tomorrow’s to do list or re-living our past mistakes or worrying about the future or wondering if we’re beautifulContinue reading “Fruit of the Spirit Postcards … Peace”

The Fruit of the Spirit is … Joy

JOY! MY FAVORITE! Psalm 119:111 Your statutes are my heritage forever; they are the joy of my heart. God’s word, the Bible, is where God’s statutes are contained. Being familiar with it is the most important way we can know who God is … the source of our joy. Biblical joy is rooted in eternity.Continue reading “The Fruit of the Spirit is … Joy”

Ponder the Season

Candy blogs: “I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all the people. Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; he is Christ the Lord.” Luke 2:10-11 I have so been enjoying this Christmas season. Have you? I really believe it’s because, as a friendContinue reading “Ponder the Season”

Self Care: do you practice it?

Stop right now and take a moment to become aware of your physical body. Are you uncomfortable? Are you hungry? How do your feet feel in your shoes? Bra strap? Do you smell nice? Is your skin scratchy? Do you feel fatigued? Got a torn nail that is driving you crazy? Are your shoulders tense?Continue reading “Self Care: do you practice it?”