I hope you all had a good rest over the Thanksgiving weekend, a break from your hard work and studying, and a chance to reflect on how God has been good to you! This week I am especially thankful for Allison Alvarez, who wrote this week’s CYIA Connected for you! Busy Bees by Allison Alvares … More Busy Bees – October 12
As I sit bundled up in a cozy sweater, coffee in hand, and the piney aroma of a burning candle wafting around me, I can no longer deny the passing of summer. I love summer, but after the heat I welcome the cool, fresh mornings of “sweater season.” Thanksgiving falls at the beginning of autumn … More Happy Thanksgiving!
There is a trend of memes that has always bothered me, telling us to cut loose the negative people in our lives. I understand the world giving this advice, but this was recently the theme of a Christian email I receive. So I wondered, what does the Bible say about this? Is there anywhere in … More Cut ‘em Loose?
Live Strong And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose. Romans 8:28 I love growing things, but sadly, growing things do not love me. Finding indoor plants easier (no weeding!) I decided to try an experiment this year and … More Live Strong!
Our Best God sees not as man sees, for man looks at the outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart. 1 Samuel 16:7b There is one piano student I will never forget. He was only about 8 or 9, but he put his all into his lessons. He had a hard time understanding … More Our Best
Start Right! Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us. Heb 12:1 It is a beautiful September morning. I’m out on my deck, coffee in … More Start Right!
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