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Let’s Swarm Together

by Paula Harris | Sep 5, 2019

In late July, a swarm of grasshoppers migrated into Las Vegas reminding people of the biblical account of the plague of locusts. These grasshoppers descended in such numbers that their swarms showed up on weather radar screens. They did not destroy as in the biblical…

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Walking Wisely When Witnessing

by Paula Harris | Aug 1, 2019

Colossians 4:5-6 is a great Scripture on walking wisely when witnessing. It states, “Walk in wisdom toward those who are outside, redeeming the time. Let your speech always be with grace, seasoned with salt, that you may know how you ought to answer each one. We are…

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The Horse and Rider

by Paula Harris | Jul 3, 2019

It was a beautiful day to visit our son’s friends who house several horses on their property. The breeze on the deck brushed over us gently as we ate and peered down to observe the activity of the horses and other animals. Our son knows that I have always adored…

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Giant’s New Robot

by Paula Harris | Jun 6, 2019

Have you had an encounter with Giant’s new robot named Marty? I was in the Giant food store the other day having a conversation with a friend, when unexpectedly this robot came upon us. We had to step out of his way as he went about doing his business. I had not…

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The National Day of Prayer

by Paula Harris | May 2, 2019

On Thursday, May 2 we celebrate the National Day of Prayer. The National Day of Prayer was created in 1952 by a joint resolution of Congress, and signed into law by President Harry S. Truman. In 1988, the law was unanimously amended by both the House and the Senate…

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Showers of Blessings

by Paula Harris | Apr 4, 2019

There are continual showers of blessings being bestowed upon us by our Heavenly Father. When we open our eyes in the morning, when we walk to the bathroom, when we comprehend with a clear mind, when we swallow the food we chew, when we hug another person, and so forth…

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The Only Way

by Paula Harris | Mar 10, 2019

John 14:6 (NKJV) states, “Jesus said to him, “I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through Me.” I enjoyed the message Dr. David Jeremiah shared on this Scripture not too long ago. It reiterated the fact that Jesus Christ is the only…

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Love Those Who Love You?

by Paula Harris | Jan 31, 2019

Especially this month with Valentine’s Day, there is a focus on love—does that mean you are to love those who love you? I saw a bumper sticker the other day that read, “He (referring to God) is not a respecter of persons and we should not be either.” I thought how…

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Be Wise; Make the Most of Every Opportunity

by Paula Harris | Jan 3, 2019

Ephesians 5:15-16 states, “Be very careful, then, how you live–not as unwise but as wise, making the most of every opportunity, because the days are evil.” Now 2018 has gently been ushered out like the morning sunrise does the dark of night with its radiant light….

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A Child is Born

by Paula Harris | Dec 6, 2018

We celebrate Christmas each year because a Child was born. This Child, the Messiah Jesus Christ, would fulfill a promise for which the nation Israel had been waiting. Isaiah 9:6 states: For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his…

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Love Has No Color

by Paula Harris | Oct 31, 2018

An important message we need to remember in light of our nation’s plight, is that “love has no color.” This was the title of a song by the Winans in 1987 and still it is an important message that needs to be heard in 2018. The reality that it is still needed is a sad…

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The Joy of Forgiveness

by Paula Harris | Oct 4, 2018

In Psalm 32 David expresses the joy of forgiveness, although it took him some time to seek forgiveness after his sin with Bathsheba and the murder of her husband Uriah. Upon confessing his sin, his fellowship with God was restored and his joy was overflowing. Psalm 32…

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Old Age is a Blessing

by Paula Harris | Sep 6, 2018

Old age is a blessing from the Lord. It’s easy to come to that conclusion when you see so many who are young and middle age departing from this earth. To live beyond 80 and be in your right mind is truly a blessing. Both of my in-laws turned 90 years old in August. We…

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Isaiah’s Profound Vision

by Paula Harris | Aug 1, 2018

In the year that King Uzziah died, Isaiah had a vision of Jesus Christ, who is the King of kings and realized he and the people he dwelt among had unclean lips. In Isaiah 6:1–5 (NKJV), it states, “In the year that King Uzziah died, I saw the Lord sitting on a throne,…

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New Life!

by Darla Speaker | Jul 24, 2018

I have a loved one in the hospital receiving chemotherapy. She didn’t want to receive this treatment; she was not feeling the effects of her illness. The doctors have prescribed a cure – she must submit to chemotherapy treatments before undergoing a “bone marrow…

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Walk in Liberty

by Paula Harris | Jul 5, 2018

Psalm 119:45 KJV states, “And I will walk at liberty, for I seek Your precepts.” The New Living Translation states this same verse as, “I will walk in freedom, for I have devoted myself to your commandments.” This month we reflect on liberty, because on July 4, 1776,…

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Purpose for Today!

by Darla Speaker | May 31, 2018

“But we have this treasure in jars of clay to show that this all-surpassing power is from God and not from us… Therefore, we do not lose heart. Though outwardly we are wasting away, yet inwardly we are being renewed day by day. For our light and momentary troubles are…

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God’s Favor

by Paula Harris | May 29, 2018

The other day was another testimony to God’s favor on my life. Some men came to install our new air conditioner after our old one clunked out after 18 years. Everything was going fine until one of the men ran upstairs hollering and asking if we had a fire…

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The Lily of the Valley

by Paula Harris | May 2, 2018

I enjoy Spring and May flowers and have learned some interesting things about the Lily of the Valley that represents the Month of May. Lilies appear several times in the Bible and are noted in the Song of Solomon. An article, “May Birth Flower,” states, “It was first…

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