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Let God Arise in 2024!

Dear friends, We hope you had a wonderful Christmas holiday, wherever you are. We had our in-town family here on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, so much fun to celebrate together! As the year ends, we always take time to reflect on the year with gratitude. This year I (Terri)  had a successful STEM Cell […]

🎶 Have Yourself Some Happy Healthy Holidays 🎶

Hello friends! This has been quite a year, starting with losing my Mom on day one. A friend of mine told me when she passed, “Give yourself a year.” That was great advice. I’ve needed a year to deal with that grief and several other hard hits this year. On the bright side, we have […]

Your Family, Your Living Legacy

Nothing in this world is more precious to me than my family, second only to God. Nothing has brought more joy or taken more hard work than parenting! Behold, children are a heritage from the Lord the fruit of the womb a reward. Like arrows in the hand of a warrior are the children of […]

Letting Go

Hello friends! Today I want to begin with a passage from 2 Corinthians 12: 8-10 in The Message translation. Paul is talking about a particularly difficult time of hardship he’s been in: “… then He told me, “My grace is enough; it’s all you need. My strength comes into its own in your weakness.” Once […]

Honoring Mom Today

As I write this today my Mama has just chosen to do hospice. She is at the end of her race and is at peace and ready to go be with the Lord. We don’t know the day and time of her home-going but He does. Michael and I got the opportunity to go be […]

A little Vacay!

This photo was taken Friday evening in Punta Gorda, Florida. Michael and I haven’t had a vacation yet this year so we are taking it now. It felt so good to get off the plane here Friday wearing my snow boots and winter coat, then slip into flip flops and short sleeves! I may or […]

Is Seeing Believing?

You’ve probably heard the phrase, “Seeing is believing.” It usually means NOT believing anything you can’t physically see, right? Take a look at this verse of Scripture, quoted here from the Passion translation: “Now faith brings our hopes into reality and becomes the foundation needed to acquire the things we long for. It is all […]

The #1 Secret for Living an Immanuel Life

This week I’d like to give you a secret I’ve learned about staying connected to Jesus throughout each day, day after day year after year. Watch this 18 minute video to hear what it is: There are so many distractions and stressors in the world we live in and also the holidays provide their own […]

Hearing God’s Voice

Do you feel confident about hearing God’s voice? Would you like to grow in that area? This week I’d like to share a podcast with you from the Love + War Worship podcast. My husband Michael and I did this a few years ago with Jon Shirley, a young pastor we know here in town. […]