Celebration and Mourning by Cindy Watson

Long ago, Israel found themselves in tough circumstances brought on by their sin. They had decided that God was not enough for them and wandered off into idolatry, mimicking the pagan lifestyles of nations around them.   They had been captured by other nations and...

O Come, Let Us Adore Him by Sarah Sauer

I've always enjoyed the magic of the Christmas season, but this year is especially significant. My babies are seeing their first Christmas lights, getting their first gifts, listening to the Christmas story for the first time, and hearing their first Christmas hymns....

Personal Development by Kelsey Moeller

The term personal development is a term I see thrown around a lot these days. I see it used most often by business growth marketing gurus and self-help books that provide a step-by-step process for living happier lives. It is defined by Wikipedia as, “activities that...

A Devotion for the Weary by Cassie Adams

In Luke 7:36-50 a woman who is simply identified as a “sinner” takes expensive perfume and pours it over Jesus feet and washes them with her hair and tears. This is not the only place in the Bible that we see a display like this, but this instance is the one that I...

Taking It Easy by Sarah Sauer

My children sleep peacefully through the night. My husband has a job that pays enough to keep us comfortable and doesn’t keep him away too long from his family. I transition gracefully into being a Stay at Home Mom and eventually find the perfect teaching job that...

…if I perish, I perish.. by Kelsey Moeller

"Go, gather all the Jews to be found in Susa, and hold a fast on my behalf, and do not eat or drink for three days, night and day. I and my young women will also fast as you do. Then I will go to the king, though it is against the law, and if I perish, I perish.”...