Sunlight

“And God made two great lights; the greater light to rule the day… And God set them in the firmament of the heaven to give light upon the earth, And …

Boundaries Are Imperative

“Thy faithfulness is unto all generations: thou hast established the earth, and it abideth. They continue this day according to thine ordinances: for all are thy servants.”Psalm 119:90-91What is a …

Beautifully Contrasted

Have you noticed the extreme contrasts throughout the Bible? Whether through miracles, testimonies, or spiritual parallels, they’re all miraculous and indicative of something greater than meets the eye. Each contrast …

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Gut Punched

The term “gut health” is probably familiar to most people. People dabble with probiotics and drinking apple cider vinegar to reestablish their gut. This is akin to dropping an air …

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Be Ye Thankful

Rejoice evermore. Pray without ceasing. In every thing give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you. 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18Why are we commanded to be …

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Things Aren’t Supposed to Go My Way

“As for God, his way is perfect…” Psalm 18:30a I popped my head up from pillow as I thought I’d heard that familiar noise again…. yep, scratching on the bassinet …

Grow Where You’re Planted

About 6 years ago, I was personal training at a gym in Macungie and Trexlertown. A combination of back pain and a vertebral column led me to a special couple …

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Lessons from a Newborn

“Like as a father pitieth his children, so the LORD pitieth them that fear him.”Psalm 103:13The stress-pot within me was boiling over again. I was holding my nine week-old baby …

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What Do You Think You See?

Although controversial, it is absolutely true that sexual perversion is ALL over the media, from movies, advertisements, television and sports, to politics, big business, and social media. More than ever …

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The Significance of Remembrance

Growing up I loved holidays. It meant getting together with my cousins and seeing my Grandparents. My Nana loved holidays as well she always tried to make them special especially …

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Hormonal Humdingers

Let’s state the obvious… our weight and eating habits are affected by our hormonal cycle. It’s not “crazy” to crave certain foods at certain times. It’s not a “coincidence of …

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Get More into God’s Word;
Get More out of God’s Word!

I was recently asked to author articles for this column “Books to Grow By,” which wonderfully coincides with the beginning of a new year. Several of the top books that …

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Upon This Rock…

Upon this rock, I sit. Lacking much glamour and comfort, I must admit. Listening to tranquil sounds of nature with delight. Elegant is the far extreme yet what a beautiful …

For Such a Time as This

Going through old cookbooks from places like Germany or the British Isles, you can clearly see differences in their recipes than countries of, for example, Italy, Spain, or Greece. Though …

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Change

“To everything there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven: A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and …

Is There Not a Cause?

Is there not a cause? Should our faith not spill over into every area of our life? Is health care exempt? I am asking these questions, not as a sinless …

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The Contentment of a Homemaker

“Let your conversation be without covetousness; and be content with such things as ye have: for he hath said, I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee. So that we …

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A Firm Foundation

The Christmas season is upon us. Fall may be my favorite season but Christmas is my favorite holiday. For my family Christmas has always been a month long of traditions …

I Am Thy Refuge, pt.3

Because He hath set His love upon me, therefore will I deliver him: I will set him on high, because he hath known my name.Psalm 91:14Next, in order to dwell …

I Am Thy Refuge, pt.2

I will say of the LORD, He is my refuge and my fortress; my God; in him will I trust.Psalm 91:2Verse 2 begins with the words: “I will say” which …