Trying to find contentment in a world that is full of chaos and turmoil is nearly impossible. That is if you are trying to find it in the things of this world. Fame and fortune can lead to loneliness, despair and even death, as we have witnessed with some of the celebrities. So how do we … Continue reading The Heart of Contentment
I love my house. Every day I wake up, and it is a blessing to step out onto the floor from my bed. You see, from 2011-2016 our family was in a time of transition, and we had some very unusual sleeping arrangements from time to time. In my most recent memory, my husband and … Continue reading Guest Blog-Nice Things by Krisette Cole
As Christmas approaches, we find ourselves busy with the preparations for all the celebrations that come this time of year. From baking cookies to rushing about buying presents for everyone on the list, we are busy and focused on preparing the house for Christmas. We fail to prepare our hearts to have room for Jesus at … Continue reading Heart Prepared
It is so hard to walk through this world and not get stuck in the muck and mire of it. We can let our emotions lead us into where we shouldn't be. So how when emotions all around us are running rampant do we protect ourselves. Jesus knew that while we are not of this … Continue reading How To Walk Through This World
How many times have you heard that phrase? If you had a penny for each time someone said it to you... This is one phrase Jesus probably never said to His disciples. In John 16, we see that He knew what was going on in their heads and what they were talking to each other … Continue reading A Penny For Your Thoughts
How many of us have troubled hearts? Whether it is due to what is going on in this world, family problems, or health issues, we let them trouble our hearts. Take a look at the waffle, stop drooling and look at it. It is not smooth, there are indentations in it and some of those … Continue reading A Troubled Heart
After Judas left, Jesus started teaching the disciples who remained, how to live a life without Him. The very first thing that He did was to give them a new commandment in verses 34 and 35; A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another: just as I have loved you, you also … Continue reading Where Is Love?
I have always been in love with the Proverbs 31 Woman. Being her is a different story. Even burning the candle at both ends it seems to be an impossible achievement. So, let's break it down and see what we find. Most commentaries agree that King Lemuel is Solomon. That would means this is Bathsheba's … Continue reading A Mother’s Thoughts to Her Son
I love when baking and the smell of the warm spices feel the house. It just sinks all the way in and makes me feel satisfied without even eating anything. But the fragrance soon goes away. Oils, however, the fragrance last for a longer time. I'm sure that you have hugged someone and their … Continue reading Be The Sweet Aroma
In the midst of our daily life struggles, it is easy to take our eyes off Jesus. If Peter can do it while walking on water, what makes us think that being on dry land we are stronger. Either way, we lose our strength. If you faint in the day of adversity, your strength is … Continue reading Have You Lost Strength?