Nothing can rob a home of happiness more than unresolved anger and constant quarrels. Over and over, the Bible warns against this. The Book of Proverbs is filled with admonitions against strife, as are the New Testament letters of Paul, Peter, and James. But once quarrels start, they are difficult to stop. My parents were […]

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Scripture:  “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me”  (Philippians 4:13 NKJV). Our nation, and in fact, our entire world is in terrible straits. We have abandoned God’s laws, and we are reaping the terrible rewards of our bad choices.  What can we do? What can I—an old lady of limited influence and […]

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Scripture: Then he said, “Jesus, remember me when you come into your kingdom.,” Jesus answered him, “Truly I tell you, today you will be with me in paradise” (Luke 23:43-43) NIV. For several years, I taught children’s church at the Friends Church in Bacliff, Texas. One of my favorite teaching tools was puppetry.  I made four large […]

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I recently found myself indignant over something a friend said and responded with angry words of my own.  Even as I spoke, my spiritual contentment and peace evaporated.  Then I turned to the Lord in my morning quiet time and asked what He would say to me. The gentle answer came as I felt impressed […]

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