For the Love of Marriage

By Janina Jolag A cord of three strands is not quickly broken. (Ecclesiastes 4:12 NIV) My heart began to beat faster as I realized what was happening. A beautiful ring sat in a brown box, as my soon-to-be husband asked me to become his wife. I couldn’t stop smiling. He took out the ring, and withContinue reading “For the Love of Marriage”

A Mother’s Unconditional Love

By Janina Jolag Her children arise and call her blessed.(Proverbs 31:28 NIV) As Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, I begin to think of the word love and what it truly means to me. Then in that same instant, my warrior twin boys come to mind and I begin to think. The love ofContinue reading “A Mother’s Unconditional Love”

Tuning In To God’s Message

By Marlene Tavares Then He said, “Go out, and stand on the mountain before the Lord.” And behold, the Lord passed by, and a great and strong wind tore into the mountains and broke the rocks in pieces before the Lord, but the Lord was not in the wind; and after the wind an earthquake, but the Lord was not in the earthquake; and after the earthquake a fire, but the Lord was not in the fire;Continue reading “Tuning In To God’s Message”

The Perfect Christmas

By Marlene Tavares Thanks be to God for his indescribable gift! (2 Corinthians 9:15 NIV) As families excitedly prepare for the holidays and malls are buzzing with busy shoppers trying to find the perfect gifts for loved ones, it can become easy to forget what the real focus of Christmas should be – celebrating theContinue reading “The Perfect Christmas”

Be Content With What You Have

by Marlene Tavares “Keep your lives free from the love of money and be content with what you have, because God has said, “never will I leave you; never will I forsake you.”‘ (Hebrews 13:5 NIV) In this passage, we are told to be satisfied with what we have and not give so much valueContinue reading “Be Content With What You Have”