The Greatest Sacrifice

In the Old Testament, God required His people to offer sacrifices to Him on a regular basis. They were primarily animals—doves, lambs, and bulls—that they would slaughter and burn on an altar before God. These sacrifices, or offerings, were given to receive forgiveness for sin and to express thanksgiving and devotion to God. It was … Continue reading The Greatest Sacrifice

Are You Salty?

My husband Michael likes to make his own air popped popcorn. Because we like to eat healthy, Michael seasons it himself rather than using a store-bought mix. We all enjoy it—except when it comes to the salt. Michael likes his salty, and since we use sea salt, it turns out very salty. After complaining about … Continue reading Are You Salty?

A Word More Precious Than Gold

Our world values many things: money, family, sports, education, and entertainment, just to name a few. But nothing, nothing, is as valuable as God’s written Word. We often consider the Bible as simply a book, pages with letters and numbers. It sits on our coffee tables and beside our beds, only occasionally opened.  And when … Continue reading A Word More Precious Than Gold

The Spirit of Thankfulness

Everything about my pregnancy and delivery of my daughter was an answer to prayer.  For nine months I believed God for a healthy and uneventful pregnancy.  I trusted Him for a smooth, quick delivery with no cesarean section, epidural, or negative surprises.  Most of all, I desired a healthy baby.  As the faithful God that … Continue reading The Spirit of Thankfulness