Monthly Archives: November 2015

Ponder All These Things

But Mary treasured up all these things and pondered them in her heart. Luke 2:19 As we enter the Advent season, the time leading up to Christmas, it is import to prepare our hearts for the day we celebrate the … Continue reading

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Seek Him with All Your Heart

You are my portion, O Lord; I have promised to obey your words. I have sought your face with all my heart; be gracious to me according to your promise. Psalm 119:57-58 Psalm 119 is a captivating Psalm centered on … Continue reading

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Prayers of Thanksgiving

Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. Philippians 4:6 In Paul’s letter to the church at Philippi, we find the beautiful words of today’s Scripture. The passage … Continue reading

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A Heart Filled with Gratitude

Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly as you teach and admonish one another with all wisdom, and as you sing psalms, hymns and spiritual songs with gratitude in your hearts to God. Colossians 3:16 The Apostle Paul … Continue reading

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A Praiseful Heart

I will praise you, O Lord, with all my heart; before the “gods” I will sing your praise. Psalm 139:1 Yesterday I spent the entire day at a University research center as I completed the final screening visit for a … Continue reading

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Hearts Filled with Happiness

A happy heart makes the face cheerful, but heartache crushes the spirit. Proverbs 15:13 Today’s passage from the Book of Proverb has such a profound but simple message. A happy heart puts a cheerful smile upon your face while a … Continue reading

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Do Not Lose Heart

Therefore, since through God’s mercy we have this ministry, we do not lose heart. 2 Corinthians 4:1 Perhaps one of the greatest challenges with Alzheimer’s disease for both patient and the caregiver is to not lose heart. The struggles that … Continue reading

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A Gentle and Humble Hearted Master

Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. Matthew 11:29–30 My father was a career Army man so we moved constantly when I … Continue reading

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Eyes of Your Heart

I pray also that the eyes of your heart may be enlightened in order that you may know the hope to which he has called you, the riches of his glorious inheritance in the saints. Ephesians 1:18 While I was … Continue reading

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Grace Strengthens the Spiritual Heart

Do not be carried away by all kinds of strange teachings. It is good for our hearts to be strengthened by grace, not ceremonial foods, which are of no value to those who eat them. Hebrews 13:9 There is much … Continue reading

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