Archives for December 2017

A New Year Promise

“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.”  Jeremiah 29 v 11 ( New International Version) I love this verse of scripture. I can’t think of a better verse to meditate upon at the start of a […]

Singing Christmas Carols With a Child Heart

Momma’s sleepy head leans on her elbow as she takes a well-earned break. Her seventh child, a little dark-haired baby girl, was fast asleep. Our thread-bare shanty held us close. It’s Christmas time, and I’m in second grade. By now I knew there was no Santa, but I didn’t know the real Christmas story. The […]

Book Review: Blessed Life by Kim Fields

In her recently published book, Blessed Life, Kim Fields opens her heart to readers in an authentic account of her life as a daughter, a child actress, a friend, a sister, a wife, and a mother. Her journey is a beautiful story to follow, where obstacles, seasons of waiting, and glorious triumph abound. Great Storytelling It […]

Dealing with Christmas Guilt

Where do I draw the line when it comes to guilt? As I’ve gotten older and come to work in a bigger city, I am much more aware of the needs of my community. This holiday season, in particular, I feel so isolated by the tinted windows of my heated car and my coat’s fur-lined […]

A Heart That Seeks His Face This Christmas

When a baby is born, we all want to see that precious little face. We want to oooh and aaah over the cute little nose and eyes and lips. I must have spent hours staring into the face of my firstborn those first few months. Just taking in every single detail of her sweet little […]