My Soul Finds Rest | Psalm 62:1-2

Saturday Scripture Psalm 62:1-2 Truly my soul finds rest in God;     my salvation comes from him. Truly he is my rock and my salvation;     he is my fortress, I will never be shaken. Prayer Heavenly Father, Only you provide the peace, the rest, the hope my soul so desperately longs for. Forgive me for looking to other things to fill the ache within or calm my fears. Only you will suffice. You are my fortress, my rock, my salvation. I {Read More}

How to Find More Joy This Christmas

Does the thought of Christmas stress you out? Are you more focused on your to-do list than the true meaning of the season? Do you stay up at night worrying about how you’re going to do it all? I spent many years doing exactly like that. The thought of Christmas brought dread, not joy. Then one year I decided to make a change. What’s the use of spending hours baking when I was cranky with my family? What was the {Read More}

25 Days of Christmas Stories for Kids!

I usually incorporate a few Christian books into my Christmas shopping list. This year we’re celebrating Christmas with 24 days of Christmas books from Zonderkidz, and on Christmas Day we’ll be reading the Christmas Story from Luke 2. Each of these books shares a beautiful part of Christmas. I’m excited to celebrated Jesus’ birthday every day with my kids. These are the books on my list. Pick up a few … or all 24 … to enjoy with your family! {Read More}

Giving Thanks | Colossians 3:17

Saturday Scripture Colossians 3:17 And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him. Prayer Heavenly Father, I’m counting the reasons to give thanks to you, and the list is without end! This time is always a good reminder of all you’ve done for me, but I pray my attitude of gratitude isn’t contained within a holiday. Each day, help me bless your name {Read More}

Happy Thanksgiving!

Return to your home, and recount [the story] of how many and great things God has done for you. Luke 8:39 That’s what I’ll be doing today–going “home” to the family God has given me and telling about the wonderful things He’s done. Those are the best type of stories, after all … the ones where God gets the glory! Stories, in my opinion, are the best part of Thanksgiving. I’m thankful to be able to share them, and to {Read More}

7 Amish Recipes for Your Thanksgiving Table

In search of a recipe for your Thanksgiving celebration? Look no further! Here are a few of my favorite good old-fashioned family and Amish recipes: Banana Sour Cream Bread Come again? Banana bread made with sour cream!? Don’t worry—I was skeptical when I first saw the recipe, but trust me, it’s the best. The sour cream makes the bread so moist and doesn’t taste funny at all. Recipe from Simply Delicious Amish Cooking. Old-Fashioned Buttermilk Pie Thanksgiving and pies go hand {Read More}

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