An Attitude of Gratitude

The now-extended Nelsen clan joined together yesterday not just for the delicious home-cooked food, but for family fellowship. Dad gathered us together in the morning, between table-setting and food-prepping, for a family devotion centered on the attitude of gratitude. After a brief history lesson behind misconceptions of the holiday itself,[Read more]

God’s Lovingkindness Never Fails

I was reading in the scriptures today in prep for my weekly bible study.  Psalms 32:3-4 says: “When I kept silent about my sin, my body wasted away through my groaning all day long.  For day and night Thy hand was heavy upon me; My vitality was drained away as[Read more]

Tragedy in Connecticut

A heartfelt sorrow goes out to all the families and friends of loved ones killed in the tragic shooting in Newton, Connecticut this morning.  I can’t even pretend to know the grief one feels under such horrific circumstances.  May God surround them with His love as they process the details[Read more]

On Top of the World Day

Do you ever have those days when you can do or accomplish anything.  You are on top of the world being productive and doing it well.  The stars must be alined, right.  Well, that isn’t really the case if you are a Christian.  All is well because of the grace[Read more]