Category Archives: Devotional

Blessings in 2019

                               Happy New Year I am republishing this post from last year, because my New Year’s resolutions for 2019 are the same as the those for … Continue reading

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The First Gift of Christmas

By Beth Taylor The angel of the Lord came upon them, and the glory of the Lord shone round about them. Luke 2:9 The heavens glowed With a brilliant light As angels sang that first Christmas Night. A child is … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks

The first Thanksgiving was celebrated in 1621 by the Pilgrims who left their homes in England searching for religious freedom. They lived in a feudal society where the king and lords determined their faith and controlled their lives. They sought … Continue reading

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Because He Lives

From the Holy Bible, YouVersion Most of us are familiar with the song, Because He Lives. The lyrics, penned by Bill and Gloria Gaither, strike the chord of hope in every person who genuinely believes that Jesus Christ lives today. … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Lovingkindness

By Charles C. Pace Psalm 42:8 Yet the Lord will command his lovingkindness in the day time, and in the night his song shall be with me, and my prayer unto the God of my life. Oh, how wonderful is … Continue reading

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The Lord Will Never Leave You

Dear Lord, Help us to trust in You with all our hearts and lean not to our own understanding, but in all things acknowledge Your watchful care over us. Sometimes we stray into paths of unrighteousness, but help us to … Continue reading

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The Lord Gives Comfort and Peace

I woke this morning with a sore muscle in my leg and can barely walk. The reason eludes me. Maybe I over exercised or maybe I’m getting older and my body is simply feeling its age. Whatever the reason, I … Continue reading

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Independence Day

Independence Day, July 4th. On July 4, 1776, we claimed our independence from Britain and Democracy was born. Every day thousands leave their homeland to come to the “land of the free and the home of the brave” so they … Continue reading

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A Memorial Day Remembrance

We are celebrating Memorial Day, a special time set aside to remember those who gave the ultimate sacrifice for our country. So many have fallen and will fall defending the freedoms we hold so dear. Freedom is not free. This … Continue reading

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A Mother’s Day Memorial

I belong to the Germanna Foundation, an organization for the descendants of the first German settlers who came to Virginia Colony as indentured servants in 1714 and 1717. Lieut. Governor Alexander Spotswood of the Virginia Colony recruited the Germans to … Continue reading

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