Peace on Earth! But What Kind of Peace Did Jesus Bring?

peace on earth what kind of peace did jesus bring

By Melissa McLaughlin Peace on Earth! Joy to the world, the Lord is come! One of the sweet joys of the Christmas season for me is the sound of Christmas carols flooding the air. Joyful songs that tell of the birth of Jesus our Savior, played in the stores, in the workplace and freely released … Read more

Holding Loosely

holding loosely to this life holding on to God

By Melissa McLaughlin Holding Loosely There it was in a tangled knot. My mother’s precious necklace. This was a sweet heirloom, the necklace my father had given her upon their engagement. She passed this graceful keepsake along to me as a young adult. Because my mother didn’t wear a lot of jewelry and because they … Read more

One Thing You Lack

One Thing You Lack

By Melissa McLaughlin The Person Who Has Everything What do you get for the person who has everything? This is one of the big questions and sales gimmicks shoppers face during the holiday season. Each year it seems production and marketing companies get more and more creative in answering this call. Chia pets in every … Read more