God’s Plan for our New Year

God’s Plan for our New Year

We all want to begin the new year with a fresh start, a clean slate, a new planner with blank pages. We clean the house, get rid of all the unworn clothes in our closet, and make a list of habits that are going to be our new habits. And then by February 1 we’ve […]

Atmosphere and Immanuel

Atmosphere and Immanuel

Christmas is about atmosphere. We all have the atmosphere ingredients that stir us. Cinnamon scented pinecones, or the smell of a fresh tree. Christmas music, children’s excitement over presents.  The muted glow of Christmas lights in a dark room, or the flicker of candlelight. Something warm from the oven – pumpkin pie, or sugar cookies, […]

Waiting Leads to a Birth

Waiting Leads to a Birth

Sometimes I wonder what was in Mary’s mind as she traveled the dusty road toward Bethlehem. For me, those last days before my children’s births were always marked by a deep settling into myself. It was as if I had drawn an invisible circle around myself and my child, narrowing my attention to the subtle […]

He Will Come–Advent Devotional

If you’re anything like me, you sometimes enter the Christmas season bracing yourself for the hectic schedules, feeling weary before it’s begun. Here at Flowers we feel the same, and we are excited to be able to encourage you this Christmas season by offering our special Advent Devotional He Will Come for only $1.99.  These […]

Faithful God

Faithful God

This spring my husband and I celebrated fifteen years of marriage, and with that nearly fifteen years of ministry. There are many who have walked a much longer road and have much more wisdom to share, but I think fifteen years has been enough time to start to see the perspective of the rear view […]