Month: November 2013

Praise and Prayer – Thanksgiving 2013

Father thank you for Your grace and provision. Thank you for the blessing of friends and family, food and fellowship. We so often fail to remember the gifts You have given us in the midst of our day to day lives. Thank you for this day that we have set aside to remind us to […]

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God Talk 2 – Practical Faith

It has been a rough couple of weeks in the world. Natural disasters, manmade misery, and a creeping suffering and angst across the spectrum of those I know, both in and out of a walk with God. I look at that suffering, engage with it, and realize that I have not spoken of my personal […]

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Ancient Remedies – Fabled Frankincense

By: Tera Ertz “And going into the house they saw the child with Mary his mother, and they fell down and worshiped him. Then, opening their treasures, they offered him gifts, gold and frankincense and myrrh.” Matthew 2:11 We are coming into that season of the year where we are reminded of the gift of […]

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Praise and Prayer – 11/14/13

Lord, tonight we thank you for the trials, and the moments when we find we can only fall on our knees and cry out why. It is often difficult for us to see the hope in such moments, but Your words tells us to rejoice in them, and our lives demonstrate the fulfillment of Your […]

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Praise and Prayer – 11/12/13

Daddy, thank you for the blessings of friends and family, for the freedom we enjoy in our nation, but more for the freedom that comes from faith in Your Son. It is easy to remember those moments before You brought us close where we were held down by fear, silenced by insecurity, bound by anger […]

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Praise and Prayer – Veteran’s Day

Father, today we take a moment to remember all those who have answered the call to serve our nation in the armed services. We know the difficulty of a life in the military: the time away from loved ones, the hardship of being in a foreign land, the pain of losing friends as close as […]

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Prayer and Praise 11/9/2013

Father we thank you for being our God and making us Your children! We know you are sovereign over all the earth, yet some days we feel discouraged and hard pressed by all the trials, evils and human failings we see around us. We ask tonight, as most of us prepare to go to Your […]

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Useful Eucalyptus – Clearing Congestion

I first began exploring aromatherapy more than a decade ago. It didn`t start as anything exotic, or political, or religious. It started, as do many discoveries, with a simple necessity. I got a cold. In fact, I tended to get low-level congestion every year. It seemed to begin in the late fall and last all […]

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