• Music in Your Heart

    In my devotional reading this morning I came across this verse from Ephesians 5 – “Sing and make music in your heart to the Lord, always giving thanks to God the Father for everything in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.” (NIV) Some days the music just isn’t there.  Lay offs occur, health issues happen, people disappoint, and so on.  On those days, it is difficult to have praise for much of anything.  Yet it is on those days when I need to take the above Scripture to heart even more. It’s amazing how my attitude changes when I praise God.  It is difficult to be upset when I…

  • A Day to Celebrate

    Anniversaries are a wonderful thing as we celebrate a day that is special to us.  The original event may have been just a year ago or perhaps many years past.  For whatever reason, we humans seem to have the need to celebrate milestones in our lives. Today is my wedding anniversary and I am grateful to God for sending me a husband who loves and cherishes me the way He designed.  Marking the day we were married is truly a celebration – of life, love, and happiness. I find an anniversary to be a good day for reflecting.  What brought me to the original event?  Why celebrate it?  How can…