For amazing free Bible story images! Has a scarcity of good Bible-based images ever frustrated you? Then check out Free Bible Images.org. This amazing site contains over 930 sets of Bible story scenes available for free download and use. And yes, you read that right: free! As long as you agree to the terms of … Continue reading Free Bible Images [Saturday Spotlight]
What's the point of marriage? The topic of marriage cropped up at a recent neighborhood Christmas dinner, after they learned that Hubby and I have been happily married 43 years. "What's your secret?" they asked with both incredulity and admiration. But one middle-aged couple stated, "We see no point in getting married. And besides, I … Continue reading God's Plan for Marriage
We can only achieve consistency step by step. Our church had a blessing tree for Christmas 2017, which blessed my life in a special way. We each received an ornament for the church tree on which we were to write our greatest blessing of the year. Mine was gentleness. God had dealt with me about … Continue reading Moving Forward with Consistency: My Word for 2020
How to make resolutions become more than ineffectual band-aids. It's time once again to ring in a new year. Which for many means making New Year's resolutions. But based on both statistics and personal experience, I find that New Year's Resolutions don't work! So if you failed to keep last year's resolutions, take heart. You're not … Continue reading Resolutions or Solutions?
Because the story doesn't end with Christmas! We mostly ditched Christmas a few years ago. Not out of Scroogish tendencies, but because of the increasing materialism. Each year it became harder for us to find true meaning and spirituality among all the commercial trappings. So for several years we did little during the holidays. Then I … Continue reading Advent: the Missing Piece of Christmas
Most downloadable - and free online! Having the right tools is essential to productive Bible study. They can really help bring the Scriptures to light and keep you from groping in the dark. And in this day of plentiful free resources online, it's easier than ever! 7 Basic Bible Study Tools 1. Good, reliable translations … Continue reading 7 Productive Bible Study Aids
Be prepared for your life to be an open book... Moving to or even visiting Italian villages is a unique and sometimes perplexing experience. Expect people to stare (and I mean really stare) as you walk down the street, without letting it give you a complex. No, you are not funny looking or strange. They just don't … Continue reading Life and Missions in Small Town Italy