Posts from 2016-11

and make music to your name

Happy Thanksgiving

 “It is good to praise the LORD and make music to your name, O Most High, to proclaim your love in the morning and your faithfulness at night, to the music of the ten-stringed lyre and the melody of the harp. For you make me glad by your deeds, O LORD; I sing for joy at the works of your hands.”     Psalm 92

Giving thanks is at the heart of scripture.  The Old Testament is filled with verses referencing the call to give thanks:

“Give thanks to the LORD, call on his name; make known among the nations what he has done”.       1 Chronicles 16:8

The New Testament strengthens the Old Testament terminology…

…”always giving thanks to God the Father for everything, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ”.        Ephesians 5:20

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A Wellness Home

A Wellness HomeIt is safe to say that the vast majority of people understand that “junk” food is aptly named. A diet consisting heavily on fast and processed foods leads to poor health.  We also know this industry laces these items with additive chemicals so that we continually crave these foods. Detoxing is now a multi-million-dollar business.

So let’s think for just a few minutes how this correlates with the “junk” or “clutter” in our homes.  When clutter overtakes an area in our homes, it often leads to an unhealthy physical atmosphere which spills over and negatively affects our family relationships. When clutter abounds, dust builds up because cleaning becomes almost impossible. I have seen bathrooms where there is so much clutter build-up that the shower is unusable, and at the same time, the mold and mildew build-up goes unchecked because it can’t be seen. 

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