Come on In: Pursuing a Heart of Hospitality

By Katie Heid Holiday music is now blasting over department store loudspeakers, signaling the official start of Thanksgiving and Christmas.  The joyous season of hospitality is here, bringing with it feelings of excitement, nostalgia, exhaustion, panic, weeping, wailing, and gnashing…

Words to Give Thanks For!

These will probably not be the words from the Word you might be expecting as we enter November and the traditional season of giving thanks and feasting.  Even though they’re not a typical collection of thanksgiving verses, they are 11…

In The Valley (again)

{Editor’s note: from time to time we’ll be re-visiting really fine articles previously published and this is one of them! Originally published January 2012.} The Valley of the Shadow is quiet and still, with no breath of wind and no…

Psalms To See Me Through: Psalm 23 ~ The Lord, the Psalmist’s Shepherd

A Psalm of David. The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures; He leads me beside quiet waters. He restores my soul; He guides me in the paths of righteousness For His name’s sake. Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow…