Category Archives: Daily Devotions

A Humble Heart

Do you get tired of the commercializing of Christmas? This is Christmas it’s not the tinsel, it’s not just the giving and receiving, it’s not even the carols, but it’s the humble heart that receives anew the wondrous gift of Christ.  It takes a humble heart to fully embrace the Christmas story. Helen Keller said […]

Enter in to God’s Courts

How do you come to God? I know when I was growing up I loved the scripture from Psalm 100 that says, “Enter his gates with thanksgiving and his courts with praise, give thanks to him and bless his name for the Lord is good, his lovingkindness is everlasting and his faithfulness is to all […]

Gratitude

Are you thankful for life as it comes? Gratitude is a constant attitude of thankfulness and an appreciation for life as it unfolds. As you and I learn to live in the moment then we will notice the abundance around us.  When we express our appreciation freely we actually influence our environment for good. So […]

Joy Filled Giving

Do you want to grow closer to God and know his heart? As you and I learn to know God’s heart we will learn to cultivate true giving.  Joy filled giving holds us close to the heartbeat of Jesus. It takes us past dead traditions into the arms of Jesus. I am filled with Joy […]

Growth Takes Time

Does it ever feel like you aren’t growing as fast as you would like? Growth takes time, it takes it.  At least 9 months in the human womb for life to be nurtured before a child is born.  It takes dozens of years after that human being to grow into someone who actually cares about other […]

Turn Negative Thinking Around

Do you ever struggle with negative thoughts? One afternoon I admitted my negative thoughts to my own mother.  She’s a pretty spunky lady and she put her hand on her hip and shook her head to one side and said, “Sue, you’re in stinkin’ thinking.  Well stinkin’ thinking is a downward staircase leading to a dark […]