On This Day

One of my favorite Christmas songs is a song that was recorded in the mid 80’s by Reba McEntire. The song is called “On This Day” and was written by Michael P Heeney and David Scarlett. The song is a great reminder for grown-ups and children alike of the reason we celebrate Christmas. I hope […]

The Voice of One

Read: Matthew 3:1-12 Key Verse: Matthew 3:3 For this is he who was spoken of by the prophet Isaiah, saying: “The voice of one crying in the wilderness: Prepare the way of the Lord, Make His paths straight.” I find the person of John the Baptist to be a curious person. He was clothed in camel’s hair, […]

Who Do You Follow?

READ: 1 Kings 18:19-40 Key Verse: 1 Kings 18:21 And Elijah came near to all the people and said, “How long will you go limping between 2 different opinions? If the Lord is God, follow Him; but if Baal, follow him.” For several years I limped along torn between my faith and my desire to live life […]

The Stump of Jesse

Photo Source There shall come forth a shoot from the stump of Jesse, and a branch from his roots shall bear fruit. Isaiah 11:1 There is not much said about Jesse. Jesse’s father was Obed, and his grandfather was Boaz. His grandmother was Ruth. He was a farmer, a shepherd. His three eldest sons fought […]

Christmas Wreaths

I was going through one of my great-grandmother’s cookbooks the other day and I came across this recipe for making Christmas Wreaths. The idea is similar to making rice crispy treats. In fact, the recipe is the same except you use corn flakes instead of rice crispies. They are a lot of fun to make. […]