Christmas Traditions – What’s It All Mean?

By Penny Cooke | December 23, 2015

Several years ago, my friend Karen gave me a gift that has certainly kept on giving. It was a box full of Christmas items with descriptions attached to each – things we decorate with and their meanings. I have recreated /rewritten that gift and given it many times over the years, and this year, I’d…

Just Checking In

By Penny Cooke | March 19, 2015

Hello! Just checking in because though I haven’t blogged in a while, I have, however, been enjoying writing for an on-line women’s magazine called, Blessed Living Women’s E-Magazine. It’s free and you can check it out at www.blwemag.com. It’s got lots of inspirational articles as well as recipes, etc.–just like other magazines but without the…

An Easter Invitation

By Penny Cooke | March 29, 2013

  An Easter Invitation To:  You From:  The Lord Jesus Christ                             What:  His Mercy When:  Easter Morning RSVP:  ASAP   I woke up about 4:30 one morning recently with the song Mercy Seat in my head (link at end of blog).  Wow, what a way to wake up. What a way to start a day.  What…

“Jesus Missing – Please Return”

By Penny Cooke | December 27, 2012

“Jesus Missing – Please Return!” I was walking our dog as I approached my neighbor’s house and saw a sign by her beautiful manger she puts out every year. It said, “Baby Jesus missing – please return.” I couldn’t help but think, yeah, he’s missing alright!  Sadly, He’s missing from more than just her manger scene.…

We Need Each Other!

By Penny Cooke | October 27, 2012

  Let us think of ways to motivate one another to acts of love and good works.  And let us not neglect meeting together, but encourage one another, especially now that the day of His return is drawing near.  Heb. 10:24-25     They say that women need other women.  Why do you suppose that…

Time’s Been Redeemed

By Penny Cooke | June 30, 2012

For with the measure you use, it will be measured back to you.  Luke 6:38b As I did my Bible study this morning and wrote in my journal, I was nudged by the Holy Spirit to write my thoughts not just for myself, but for other women. It’s not the first time I felt this…

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