“Strength of Spirit” by Guest Writer: Grace Gardiner

But the fruit produced by the Holy Spirit within you is divine love in all its varied expressions: joy that overflows, peace that subdues, patience that endures, kindness in action, a life full of virtue, faith that prevails, gentleness of heart, and strength of spirit. Never set the law above these qualities, for they are meant to be limitless. Galatians 5:22-23 The Passion […]

“Joy Comes in the Morning” by Guest Writer: Hadassah Treu

Friend, are you longing for a turnaround? We all struggled with discouragement and weariness this year. Life as we knew it has completely changed with a global pandemic, uncertainty, division and chaos. Each of us has received a share of new challenges and problems. Do you often cry out to God as I do, asking […]

“Harvesting Joy in a Season of Loss” by Guest Writer: Alison Kozlow

“The Lord will comfort Israel again and have pity on her ruins. Her desert will blossom like Eden, her barren wilderness like the garden of the Lord. Joy and gladness will be found there. Songs of thanksgiving will fill the air.” Isaiah 51:3 NLT As I lowered my husband’s ashes into the ground, I felt like my faith, […]

“Sorrowful, Yet Always Rejoicing” by Guest Writer: Hadassah Treu

I avoided looking at photos in these first months after my husband died. I simply could not stand the piercing pain stabbing my heart when my eyes fell on his face smiling from a photo. Maybe you too miss a loved one.  Then you know this heavy mixture of sorrow, grief, sadness, discontent and anxiety. […]