Mother’s Day Quotes for 2021

Mothers Day Quotes for 2021 “I remember my mother’s prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life.”—Abraham Lincoln “Behind all your stories is always your mother’s story, because hers is where yours begins.”- Mitch Albom “As one whom his mother comforts, So I will comfort you; And you shall be comforted in Jerusalem.” – Isaiah 66:13 NKJV  “Mothers … Continue reading Mother’s Day Quotes for 2021

You Are Not an Accident

Did you ever feel like an accident? Did you ever feel like life is some cruel joke? Did you ever feel like God made a mistake? Those are lies from the enemy to discourage you. I know, I listened to the wrong guy for years. Yeah, in the natural and the spiritual, lol! It’s funny how when the enemy wants to discourage you he will … Continue reading You Are Not an Accident

Bring Peace to the Storm

“Peace. Be still.” That all He said. The wind stopped, the waves quoted, and the boat stopped rocking. What if we did that? What if we brought peace to the storm in our lives and the lives of those around us? What would we feel like if we brought peace to our spirits? What would our family look like if we brought peace? What would … Continue reading Bring Peace to the Storm

Prepared to Be Awed by His Presence

I am so excited! I just feel that the presence of  God is going to overwhelm us this Christmas Season!  Are you ready to be awed by His presence?  Are you ready to melt in His arms and just be speechless?   Are you ready to worship the King of Kings? Yes! He was born a King, even though it didn’t look like it at … Continue reading Prepared to Be Awed by His Presence

The Joy of Family

The Joy of Family -Copyright 2016 Diana Rasmussen- We all want family  A place to belong And be loved  Where we are accepted  Despite our flaws And covered with grace  Just because. We stick together  No matter what  The good, the bad, And the ugly. Family can come by blood Or by love,  either is the same. Because we are one In life, in love,  … Continue reading The Joy of Family

The Simple Joy of a Child

The simple joy of a child Brings hope and optimism To all they touch Innocence personified With goodness and unconditional love For everyone, everywhere.  At that time the disciples came to Jesus, saying, “Who then is greatest in the kingdom of heaven?” Then Jesus called a little child to Him, set him in the midst of them,  and said, “Assuredly, I say to you, unless … Continue reading The Simple Joy of a Child

Hard Times Reveal True Friends – Quotes to Live By

Hard times reveal true friends. I had a hard day today. I think it was just all the stress of everyday life piling up on me.  But I had friends at work who helped me see beyond today. Friends who showed me kindness when I lost it. Friends who gave me hugs and prayed for me in my time of need.  Thank you Lord – … Continue reading Hard Times Reveal True Friends – Quotes to Live By

Your Worship Ushers People into the Presence of God

Your worship is sacred and pleasing to God. Whether you are singing in your car to the radio, praising and thanking God, or worshipping with others – your worship ushers people into the presence of God.  It’s like He just shows up and does stuff. We are not saved for ourselves. God wants His love to spill over onto others you meet everyday.   There’s … Continue reading Your Worship Ushers People into the Presence of God

Pass the Peace Please

Peace. That sense of calm that all is well. It will work out. We are good. All is well. What would happen in we would pass that on? Not our attitudes, not our pride, not our thoughts – but our peace. What would the world look like then? God gave us peace – His peace. Peace that surpasses all understanding. What if we shared that … Continue reading Pass the Peace Please

Flourish Like a Palm Tree in the Storms of Life

I love palm trees. They remind me of the beach with sun and sand and water. It’s almost like instant rest in a tropical oasis.  Palm trees are resilient, they grow in the desert in hot, humid climates.  Here are some great facts about palm trees and how we as Christians can flourish like them in spite of the storms we go through. How to Flourish Like … Continue reading Flourish Like a Palm Tree in the Storms of Life

Our Children Are Our Greatest Gift

As I sit at my desk today (yes, it’s Saturday) I put up more pictures of my babies. I can’t believe how fast the time has gone. I can’t help but feel humbled and grateful that God has blessed me with such wonderful kids to love. They are so precious and such a gift. They are all so different and each one is special and … Continue reading Our Children Are Our Greatest Gift