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Day Twenty-one

Day Twenty-one

All kidding aside, chewing our food is important. It is the essential first step of digestion. Food must be chewed so it can be swallowed easily and, when it arrives into the stomach, be appropriately digested. Chewing leaves food small enough for the gastric juices...
Day Twenty

Day Twenty

Psalm 1 is one of my favorite psalms in the Bible. I love the word picture of the tree used to describe the importance of God’s Word. The tree is planted by the stream; its roots go deep into the soil, drinking up an endless supply of water. As it does this, the tree...
Day Nineteen

Day Nineteen

I love the book of Psalms. The expression, songs, and poetry found within that book always seem to know how to express the way I feel during different seasons of my life. The book of Psalms is more than a songbook, though; it dips into the prophetic, gives us insight...
Day Eighteen

Day Eighteen

We all have dreams about how we would like our life to go. Dreams of healthy relationships, being physically fit, being financially sound, being spiritually fit for God to use our life in significant ways, and the list goes on. But often, we find ourselves frustrated...
Day Seventeen

Day Seventeen

Parenting is full of great joys and great challenges. I remember the mixed emotions of having to let go of that little tiny hand as I released my children to Kindergarten and into the care of another. I remember the joy of watching each of my children come down front...

Day Sixteen

Leaves are long gone, naked branches reach across the clear expanse, the turf glitters as the sun wearily yawns across the frozen scape. Men and women rush to warm retreats to decorate rooms with regalia, wings with buffalo sauce, and bodies with favorite jerseys and...
Day Fifteen

Day Fifteen

Have you ever heard the old saying, “You are what you eat?” It was meant to illustrate the truth that eating bad food leads to bad physical health, and eating good food leads to good physical health. Something equally important to good physical health is having good...
Day Fourteen

Day Fourteen

The Bible says that Jesus came to us “full of grace and truth.” In the combination of those two things, we can experience a reversal of the effects of the fall and find the healing needed from the devastation sin caused in our soul. But what are grace and...
Day Thirteen

Day Thirteen

Have you ever been in a situation where you were afraid? Feeling trapped and like you did not know what to do or where to go? When I was young, my father and I went hiking, and somehow we got separated for about 30 minutes. I screamed my father’s name and heard...