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Peace in the Storm

Peace in the Storm by Shawn Johnson The thing about Southwest Florida is that every summer, we have afternoon storms. I am not a stranger to them. In fact, right now as I write this I am listening to the wind howl and wondering what kind of storm will this one be?  Will there be… Continue reading Peace in the Storm

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I Forgot My Beach Chair

Last week, I was so excited to get some time at the beach that I forgot my beach chair. I stood perplexed staring at the empty trunk of my car and wondered what to do. I need my chair.... don't I? I had my bag but the bliss of the beach for me is reading… Continue reading I Forgot My Beach Chair

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A Balanced Pour

by Nancy Ellis Have you ever taken a sip of hot coffee that was just how you like it? For me, it is the perfect combination of premium Columbian coffee, Italian sweet cream, and one tablespoon of Sugar in the Raw. Unless you drink your coffee black, a balanced pour of coffee, cream, and sugar… Continue reading A Balanced Pour

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First Things First

by Wendy Hingson So many people are overwhelmed, afraid, worried, stress, can’t sleep, and so on. Every day we are flooded with information, guidelines, and statistics from all over the world. Today, I want to take a minute to remind you of a simple but powerful truth: let God's Word have the first priority of… Continue reading First Things First