Encouraging Words

Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness’ sake, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.  Matthew 5:10 Jesus’ words, “Blessed are those who are persecuted” remind us that we all face difficult times.  As much as we would like our faith to guarantee that life...

 John 2:5 Mary said to the servants, "Do whatever Jesus tells you."  The dictionary defines Mindful as, “Being conscious or aware of something.” Jesus’ mother, Mary, was aware of what was going on at the Wedding Celebration at Cana. They had run out of wine. She was...

John 12:12 "The great crowd that had come for the festival heard that Jesus was on His way to Jerusalem. They took palm branches and went out to meet Him!" On September 28, 1960 Ted Williams played his final game as a member of the Red Sox. At...

Matthew 22:37 "Love the LORD your God with all your heart, all your soul, and all your mind." Years ago, I learned about the Five Love Languages and my understanding of giving and receiving love changed for the better. I no longer needed to wonder why I would...

Genesis 17:17 Abraham fell on his face and laughed.  Abraham fell on his face and laughed. He and Sarah felt “their time” was passed. They looked at their lives and Abraham was 100 years old while Sarah was in her 90’s. Their lifetime dream was to start a family so...

Genesis 17:15 You shall not call her name Sarai, but Sarah shall be her name.  I once went to a conference in which I had purchased my ticket on-line. I filled out my registration according to my legal name, “David S. Cushing”. You see, Stanley is my middle name. My...