We are encountering some challenging times as we endeavor to care for our aging parents. There are a lot of issues we don't understand & yet there are even more issues happening right in front of us that we can't fully identify. We can't yet put the name to the face. How can we move … Continue reading “I Will Give You Insight”
Last week we started a new book for our congregation Bible study called "Imitate their faith". This book helps you to use your imagination; to take in the sights, sounds, scenes & circumstances of some very dynamic Bible accounts. Last week we covered the introduction & this week (10/26/15) we started the first chapter which … Continue reading In Focus: Imitate Their Faith
I found this post from a few months ago. I thought wow that was some encouraging information we went over in the "Draw Close" book, so I'm still going to post it. This week's lesson of the " Draw close to Jehovah" book is heartening. I found the scriptures in this lesson to be encouraging … Continue reading True loyalty does not fade over time
Most of us appreciate variety & even get bored without it. The beauty of our earth with it's many varieties of plants, animals, foods & cultures are fascinating. Our planet earth is self sustaining with elements & processes like carbon dioxide, nitrogen, gravity, season changes & more. Yet, there are more wonderful things to appreciate. … Continue reading Is Belief In A Creator Realistic
Its time for the convention! Throughout our lives we our faced with many challenges. Some can be very strenous & make you feel like the difficulty is never going to pass. But every year we have our conventions to look forward to. They help to strengthen our faith & regain a sharper focus and they … Continue reading 2015 Regional Convention of Jehovah’s Witnesses
Let us consider one another to incite to love and fine works, . . .encouraging one another.—Heb. 10:24, 25. http://wol.jw.org/en/wol/dt/r1/lp-e/2015/6/20 I appreciated how the daily text helped us to see that to truly consider one another we need to take the time to offer more than a passing greeting. We should get to know our friends - their … Continue reading Consider One Another
Those words at Psalms 102:1 brought me so much comfort because I can relate to feeling like that, wanting so badly to be heard and understood. I have been struggling with some of the repercussions of my brain surgery. I'm still adjusting to the many ways it has changed my life & so are my … Continue reading Let my cry for help reach you
3 Great Articles For Strengthening Your Marriage For the last few weeks, during the Watchtower study, we have been discussing how to overcome various obstacles in marriage. These articles came at a perfect time for us. We have had several difficulties to hurdle through in the last 5 years. After a while you just feel worn … Continue reading Is Unfailing Love Possible?
You Are Invited You are warmly invited to join us for the Memorial Of Christ Death. This year the memorial will be held on Friday, April 3rd after sundown. Please go to JW.org & click on the tabs - About Us - Memorial - to find the time and location near you.
There seems to always be some kind of stressor in our life. Once you've fought one battle you have to brace up for the next one. Just like adults, kids have a lot of different things weighing on their minds. I appreciated the wise advice in this article "How can I cope with anxiety?" to help … Continue reading Helping Kids Deal With Anxiety?
Many families around the world face extreme financial hardship. Parents in these situations are faced with making tough decisions everyday that could tremendously affect family life. Some parents feel forced to live abroad to care for the financial needs of the family. I really appreciated these articles because they focus on helping families make balanced … Continue reading Financal Hardship: Is living abroad the answer?
It's difficult to imagine that our once strong, vibrant parents may at some point need hands on care. For us, these two articles came right on time to help us foresee what we should consider, discuss & start to plan for...... Honor The Aged Among You Providing Care For The Elderly
Meeting The Unique Needs Of Your Spouse Just as a baby gets cranky when it's passed time to eat or sleep, we get cranky when our needs aren't met. After several years of marriage I can tell you a funny story or two about unmet needs! It's funny how a petty squabble usually stems from something … Continue reading Making your marriage stronger
Over the centuries, it has been noted by many, that the Bible provides sound guidance through fundamental principles that never change. If this is true the Bible would still be relevant to our everyday life. We can only know that for sure if we examine it. Upon examination, it becomes clear that there are many … Continue reading Does the Bible still have relevance in our modern society?
What The Bible Says "Moses wrote down all the words of Jehovah.” Exodus 24:4 “Daniel saw a dream and visions of his head as he lay on his bed. Then he wrote down the dream; he recorded a complete account of the matters.” Daniel 7:1 “When you received God’s word, which you heard from us, you accepted … Continue reading Who Wrote The Bible
What The Scriptures Say “His invisible qualities are clearly seen from the world’s creation onward, because they are perceived by the things made, even his eternal power and Godship, so that they are inexcusable." -Romans 1:20 “Ponder over these things; be absorbed in them, so that your advancement may be plainly seen by all people.” … Continue reading Ways in which we can learn about God
Its amazing to me, how resilient people can be, especially when they have something to hope for. For example, in 2013, the Philippines experienced the deadliest Typhoon in their history. As for this picture, I don't know this young boy's story. Maybe he is one of the fortunate & didn't lose his home or family … Continue reading Resilient Despite Hardship
The first part of the day The talk "Jehovah the source of true peace" used a scripture I found very beneficial. Isaiah 26:3 highlighted & brought me much comfort. It says "You will safeguard those who fully lean on you;You will give them continuous peace, Because it is in you that they trust. " This … Continue reading “Seek Peace And Pursue It” Circuit Assembly
Many families around the world face extreme financial hardship. Parents in these situations are faced with making tough decisions everyday that could tremendously affect family life. Some parents feel forced to live abroad to care for the financial needs of the family. I really appreciated these articles because they focus on helping families make balanced … Continue reading Financial Hardship: Is living abroad the answer?
Every week, all around the world people come together to worship at places called Kingdom Halls. The meetings are open to the public and no collections are ever taken. In addition to a public talk & the weekly Watchtower there is also ongoing training in public speaking. This video shows people of various races and … Continue reading What happens at a Kingdom Hall