When the Sun Doesn't Shine
January 15th, 2021
No doubt you have experienced a time when the sun didn’t shine for several days or even weeks. It causes us to be dreary and negative and complaining that we haven’t seen the sunshine. But if we have ...  Read More
Spreading His Fragrance
January 14th, 2021
When I entered Jeannie’s house, I was met by the sweet aroma of cinnamon. I wasn’t sure if she had baked muffins or was burning a candle. Regardless, my friend had prepared a welcoming and pleasant at...  Read More
You're in Good Hands
January 13th, 2021
We all hope and pray that 2021 will be a better year. This past year was filled with dread and despair, as the pandemic disrupted our lives and brought many changes and challenges to our nation and wo...  Read More
Son Light
January 12th, 2021
We live in the Pacific Northwest. In January, we are ready for light! Sunlight! Can you relate? How wonderful that the Epiphany Season coincides with what can be cloudy, dreary days....  Read More
Promised Light
January 11th, 2021
Rainbows form when light enters a water droplet, slows down and bends as it goes from air to denser water. The light reflects off the droplet, separating into a spectrum of colors. God’s scientific fo...  Read More
Communicating Lights
January 10th, 2021
As a child growing up in Indiana, I delighted in catching lightning bugs during the hot, humid summer months. Borrowing a glass jar from my mom’s canning cellar, poking holes in the lid with an ice pi...  Read More
God is Light
January 9th, 2021
How do you feel when the lights go out and you have to find your way to a flashlight or a candle? The older we get the scarier it gets, knowing there is a good chance we may stumble in the darkness al...  Read More
January 8th, 2021
The season of the church year between Christmas and Lent is called Epiphany, a name that means to make known or reveal. During this season we celebrate Jesus’ transfiguration, an event in which his di...  Read More
Our Night-Light
January 7th, 2021
Darkness can be a frightening thing and can create the emotion of fear. Our grandchildren always need a night-light when they go to bed. Why? Because they are afraid of the dark. This is normal for mo...  Read More
Our Great Light
January 6th, 2021
Epiphany is celebrated in Christian churches on January 6, twelve days after Christmas. The brightness of a star led the Magi to the Christ Child, whom they acknowledged as the Son of God. The focus o...  Read More
Are You a Good Moon?
January 5th, 2021
Fourth grade science taught me that the moon emits no light of its own. Instead, it reflects light from the sun. When the earth’s orbit brings it between the sun and the moon, the moon “disappears.” I...  Read More
Numbering our Days
January 4th, 2021
A few years back, when a friend discovered his illness was terminal and his days were numbered, this verse gave him comfort and peace to serve God well in his remaining days. Like my friend, I am reco...  Read More