Years ago, I was exposed to prayer walking in a foreign country. Until then, I’d never heard of prayer walking. … More God’s Secret Agents
If you are a follower of Jesus, then having a quiet time is something you do. It’s part of who you are as His follower. It’s a time for Him to talk to you through His Word and time for you to speak to Him in prayer. This is the relationship we all learn about, … More Improve Your Quiet Time
Getting to see two sunrises recently has only solidified in my mind the benefit and blessing of being an early riser—each one called to mind an eloquent passage from God’s Word, Psalm 8. Psalm 8 O Lord, our Lord, how majestic is Your name in all the earth! You have set Your glory in the … More Morning by Morning
It’s a quiet, Saturday morning in my corner of the world. The sound of a distant train horn and its rumble down the tracks seems to fit the cooler temperature. The birds are chirping near my window. A creature is clawing and scratching as it calculates the safest path to preservation beyond the edge of our house. In … More Want Freedom?
We’ve all heard of the Serenity Prayer. Familiar as the Lord’s prayer to some, and part of our culture for decades, yet most don’t know the prayer in its entirety. We are familiar with the shortened mass-marketed one, seen in every bookstore, on every card table at garage sales, as plaques in thrift stores, and … More The Serenity Prayer
Recently, my scripture writing was out of Colossians 1:9-14. As I was writing it and later reflecting on this passage, thoughts came like the glow of lightning bugs, as the Holy Spirit began teaching me. When I gleaned all I could, I decided to make a simple study. This study is based on the New … More What Freedom Really Looks Like
It’s Father’s Day 2020. My earthly dad went on to glory Christmas Eve of 2014. It is one of the best memories of my life. Because he was a follower of Jesus, death had no sting. Those of us present at his passing were able to sing sacred Christmas carols to him. We had the … More How you can write your Heavenly Father
In our church, songs with the themes of heaven and of grace are often sung. As we all join together heralding this good news, the idea of this blessed condition makes me weep at times. While singing, I ponder how freeing it is to live a life indelibly marked by the grace of Jesus. None … More Why not follow Jesus?
Have you ever had a moment when God surprised you by answering a desire in your heart that was there a while? … More Delight or Distraction
Do you need an uncomplicated Bible study to inspire you to serve others and learn to love yourself? … More June Jewels Bible Study
What is missions? Have you ever wondered this? The WMU(Woman’s Missionary Union)website proclaims, “For more than 125 years, WMU has devoted itself to making disciples of Jesus who live on mission. We are dedicated to working with churches and believers to accomplish the mission of God.” And I believe it! There is nothing on the … More 3 Reasons For You to Love WMU
My dad. Mild mannered, unassuming, a cheerful soul, burdened at times by things he couldn’t control, although with faults, a loving father. This is not a Father’s Day tribute, but a tribute of a significant event in his life. The above picture was taken on May 26, 2014. That pole provided a brief rest holding … More A Memory on Memorial Day
Has worry ever grabbed you and suddenly you feel suffocated by a situation beyond your control? Worry is a condition many live in regularly. We all know there are some rather large situations in life that can escalate our concern to worry. … More Worry Worksheet
Covid19 may have given you some contemplative time the last few weeks. Quotes sometimes put things in perspective like nothing else. … More 10 Quotes for this Covid19 Season
Southerners know all about waving. We’ve been doing it since babes in strollers. A long-held, winsome and pleasant greeting, but one I find waning. My husband and I went off to Canada and Rhode Island, a 12-year absence. My entry back to southern life gave me fresh eyes to notice the waves were not so … More The Wave is Back
These are interesting days. God certainly has all our attention. Let’s not waste this unique season in our country worrying. God is calling on the CHURCH to pray and minister in His Name. This morning all of us at Buried Treasures Home will watch our pastor livestream as will many of you. We plan to … More Free Prayer Guide