Author Archives: Barbara

The Abundant Life

The Abundant Life: Riches money can’t buy… Our theme this year is exploring what it means to have an abundant life. Jesus tells us in John 10:10 that He came so we might have life and have it more abundantly. … Continue reading

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Wishing You an Abundant New Year

The Abundant Life: Riches money can’t buy… As we enter the New Year, we busy ourselves thinking how we can make changes to better ourselves. These changes are called New Year’s resolutions. Top resolutions are usually to lose weight, quit … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

It Is Good to Be Thankful: Appreciation makes the world a better place… Here’s a Christmas prayer from a card I received. I love it! Thank You, Lord, for Your birth, Your life, Your sacrifice, and Your resurrection! YOU are … Continue reading

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Light of the World

It Is Good to Be Thankful: Appreciation makes the world a better place… When I think about the birth of Christ, I think of light. A star shone bright casting a light to guide the wise men to where Christ … Continue reading

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Universal Languages

It Is Good to Be Thankful: Appreciation makes the world a better place… The idea of a universal language probably dates back to the biblical account of the tower of Babel. At that time, there was only one language spoken, … Continue reading

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Be Still

It Is Good to Be Thankful: Appreciation makes the world a better place… A few years ago I got a speeding ticket on my way to church. I held God personally responsible for this. God could have caused the police … Continue reading

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Apples of Gold

It Is Good to Be Thankful: Appreciation makes the world a better place… Three lady friends and I were out for a night on the town. We were going to dinner and then the symphony. What fun! After dinner we … Continue reading

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Thank You, Lord

It Is Good to Be Thankful: Appreciation makes the world a better place… We live in a society that fosters discontent, not thankfulness. People prefer to complain about what they don’t have, rather than be thankful for what they do … Continue reading

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Taste and See

It Is Good to Be Thankful: Appreciation makes the world a better place… Good food is meant to be savored, much like life. We can just live life, or savor it. We can endure life, or enjoy it. So much … Continue reading

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Thankful for Our Vets

It Is Good to Be Thankful: Appreciation makes the world a better place… Veterans Day, which occurs on November 11 each year, honors all veterans of U.S. wars. Our Veteran’s hospitals are full of aged forgotten men and women who … Continue reading

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