Category Archives: Devotionals

The Cain Effect

My husband is guest blogging this week! I’m so excited to share his words of wisdom. He recently taught our Sunday School class at church, and he shared what he’d been learning about what we give to God. Here is … Continue reading

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What Is Your Name?

Muncher. My maiden name is Muncher. I never really thought anything about it until I reached junior high school and the teacher started laughing when she read the roll! She wasn’t being cruel or anything, she just…couldn’t help it. Paired … Continue reading

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When You Love Someone…

I didn’t want to go. I had better plans for the night, and now I was being asked to put them aside. My plans were to go to the movies. I wanted to see the opening night of Armageddon. Ben Affleck … Continue reading

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The Call: Heith and Kelsey’s Story

Several years ago at Meet the Teacher Night, I met a  sweet, tender-hearted,  blond-haired, blue-eyed little kindergarten boy. He shyly waved hello as I stooped down to introduce myself to him. When I looked up, his parents stood together behind … Continue reading

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2017: When the New Wears Off

It’s a new year! Such a great time for starting fresh. Many are working on fitness and health, work goals, house (and life) organization, and personal growth. But for every person who looks forward to the new season with a … Continue reading

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Reclaimed

Reclaimed wood and furniture has become the decorating route for so many of my friends in recent years. Hit shows like Fixer Upper, Flea Market Flip, and American Pickers have inspired us all to use resources that are just right at our fingertips. Things we … Continue reading

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Making Your Way Through the Circus

  The first grade teachers at my school take the kids to the circus every year. Last year when I looped up to first grade with my class, I was excited to take my students. A teacher friend said to … Continue reading

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When We Worship the Music Instead

“I just can’t worship the way I want to at that church.” “I feel like I haven’t even been to church.” “Their music is so boring. What would it hurt to add some drums? They hardly ever even stand up. … Continue reading

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Away In A Manger

“6While they were there, the days were completed for her to give birth. 7And she gave birth to her firstborn son; and she wrapped Him in cloths, and laid Him in a manger, because there was no room for them … Continue reading

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Mary’s Treasure

 “7 And she gave birth to her firstborn, a son. She wrapped him in cloths and placed him in a manger, because there was no guest room available for them.8 And there were shepherds living out in the fields nearby, keeping watch … Continue reading

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