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Culture Watch Wednesday

“But now, O Lord, You are our Father; we are the clay, and You are our potter; we are all the work of Your hand.” – Isaiah 64:8 When I was in middle school, we were all given the same amount of clay to produce a pot but when we all finished shaping our pots […]


#WhatIf: The world had more people like Thomas McMillan?

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When I think about Thomas McMillan, this scripture comes to my mind, “Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy, and where thieves break in and steal. But store up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust destroys, and where thieves do not break in or […]


#Resolve to make no more New Year’s resolutions!


The history of celebrating New Year’s Day goes way back almost 3000 years ago beginning with the Babylonians but who can we blame for our tradition of making resolutions at the beginning of every year? This can be traced back almost 2000 years ago. I say “blame” because 2/3 of us break them in the […]


#AdventLiving: The Message of Hope


“Therefore the Lord Himself will give you a sign: The virgin will be with child and will give birth to a son, and will call Him Immanuel” (Isaiah 7:14). “Behold, the virgin shall be with child, and bear a Son, and they shall call His name Immanuel,” which is translated, “God with us” (Matthew 1:23). There […]


What Happened to Thanksgiving? #GiveThanks


My husband, Steve, and I went shopping the first weekend in November at Crabtree Valley Mall with Matt, Donna and Zoey, our son’s family, and I was so shocked to see Christmas decorations up so early. Christmas was definitely in the air. The wait at The Cheesecake Factory was 80 minutes. I believe everyone certainly […]