ADVENT DAY 20: Why Did Mary Magnify the Lord?

Christmas day is quickly approaching, and I can feel the anticipation mounting. There is nervous energy everywhere you go. Parties galore and Hallmark movies, coupled with fudge and hot cocoa. The hype is building as we wait for the best day of the year! Mary, the mother of Jesus, knew this feeling well. The tingling,…

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Advent Day 19: When You Feel Insignificant

Spending time with God is worth our time. Many days are full of hustle and bustle…and I want you to know that is okay. God knows your heart and your desire to be close to Him. And on those days you are struggling to be near to Him, remind yourself that you are already approved…

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Advent Day 18: How to Overcome Your Fears

Jesus came to conquer our greatest fears and give us hope for tomorrow! Read more…

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Day 9 – Let Light Shine Out of Darkness

A few months ago I traveled with some close friends to one of my favorite places…a small, quaint village smuggled in the middle of sugar cane fields located in rural Haiti. You can see the mountain range off in the distance, and an occasional ocean breeze from the nearby beach. Children laughing. People cooking. Cows…

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Day 4 – Build a Firm Foundation

It’s easy to lose our bearings and start clinging to the things of this world. Things we can touch with our hands and see with our eyes. Today we see Paul urging the Corinthians to stand firm. Let’s join him for the ride…

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How Do We Handle Suffering?

Pain. Suffering. Injustice. Sickness. War. Death. We struggle to wrap our arms around the tragedies of this world. It is a paradox that we live in. How can a loving God allow such deep pain and sorrow? If God cares, why does He seem despondent?  But one must not look far into the pages of…

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