Fruit of the Holy Spirit Reading Plan

Starting the Year Right . . . with the Fruit of the Spirit

When the new year rolls around, I’m usually focused on how badly I’ve been eating and how much I need to eat fruit rather than chocolate. At 55 I’ve learned that a diet plan will only last for a week or two–if that long, so I shy away from those pesky resolutions that never work … Continue reading “Starting the Year Right . . . with the Fruit of the Spirit”

joy bible reading plan

A Christmas Bible Reading Plan on Joy

Joy is not always easy, especially during the holidays. If it weren’t already a sensitive time for many, the year 2020 has proven to be quite the challenge. Everywhere I look people around me seem to be battling tragedy–not just because of the pandemic but other gut-wrenching scenarios. Cancer. Job loss. Death. How do you … Continue reading “A Christmas Bible Reading Plan on Joy”

The Reason Why Thankfulness is Important

Printable Available click to view, download or print for free. The Thankful Focus I love Thanksgiving, both the holiday and the attitude, because I’ve learned how thankfulness can change my perspective from what I don’t have to what I do. It doesn’t magically bring back those I love who’ve left this world too soon or … Continue reading “The Reason Why Thankfulness is Important”

30 days of prayer

31 Days of Prayer Using the Lord’s Prayer

Do you hear the call? It is a call to prayer. Yes, the National Day of Prayer has past. We just finished 28 days of repentance and before that 30 days of worship—60 days of heart preparation for the months ahead. As I prayed about what our next Bite of Bread would be, I sensed … Continue reading “31 Days of Prayer Using the Lord’s Prayer”

Repentance for country's healing

3 Aspects of Repentance and Why We Need to Do It Now

Repentance is not a very popular topic. Personally, I’d rather write about worship or grace. Yet, since the pandemic, a lot of  preachers and speakers are telling Americans to repent. I struggled with this at first. Do we need to? This sent me to my knees asking God to show me what repentance really is … Continue reading “3 Aspects of Repentance and Why We Need to Do It Now”

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