I’m Free!

By Marta Gemelli In November of 2014, I spent almost two weeks sitting on a jury. Three little girls were sexually assaulted over a period of about seven months. The abuse was so terrible that I cannot and will not write about it. Months later, however, there is one precious moment that I cannot stop thinking about. When very young …

Together.

 O God, You are my God; 
Early will I seek You; My soul thirsts for You; 
My flesh longs for You In a dry and thirsty land 
where there is no water. So I have looked for You. Psalm 63:1-2a (NKJV) I wake up happy. It’s an ocean day. Since I was little, this New England girl has loved the …

Hope

When I say desperate, I was desperate. Hopeless. My own daughter … I didn’t even know where she lived. All I knew: She was alone. She was unemployed. She had a two-year-old. She was pregnant. When times got turbulent, the father of both kids had abandoned her. I was searching for a prayer group … moms … anyone … to …

Elizabeth—A Mom with a Joyous Heart

The Moms of Christmas Ruth, Bathsheba, Elizabeth, Mary and Anna Christmas Reflections As I started this little study on moms associated with Christmas, I was struck that each woman had a hard and challenging life. Yet, God used each one in mighty ways, and we still know her name centuries later. I invite you to ponder the lives of these …

The Moms of Christmas: Ruth

The Moms of ChristmasRuth, Bathsheba, Elizabeth, Mary and AnnaChristmas Reflections As I started this little study on moms associated with Christmas, I was struck that each woman had a hard and challenging life. Yet, God used each one in mighty ways, and we still know her name centuries later. I invite you in the busyness of the celebration and shopping …

The Moms of Christmas: Bathsheba

The Moms of ChristmasRuth, Bathsheba, Elizabeth, Mary and AnnaChristmas Reflections As I started this little study on moms associated with Christmas, I was struck that each woman had a hard and challenging life. Yet, God used each one in mighty ways, and we still know her name centuries later. I invite you to find a comfortable spot, pour a hot …