Kerry Johnson shares a precious memory of her childhood that emotionally bonded her and her mom. The story reveals the compassion and love of mothers that reflects and honors our Heavenly Father’s love.
BY ALYSE MERRITT My grandfather’s face was beaming with delight as he held the Afikomen before our young, adoring eyes. (The Afikomen is a piece of matza [unleavened bread] broken off the middle board from a requisite tri-stack.) It was 1988 and my preteen brother and I were at Grandpa’s quaint north Jersey home nestledRead More
“But the angel answered and said to the women, ‘Do not be afraid, for I know that you seek Jesus who was crucified. He is not here; for He has risen…’” (Matthew 28:5-6, NKJV). In large part, we do not understand the entire scope of what took place as a result of Christ’s Resurrection. WeRead More
“And when He came to His disciples, He saw a great multitude about them, and the scribes questioning with them. And straightway all the people, when they beheld Him, were greatly amazed, and running to Him saluted Him. And He asked the scribes, What question ye with them?” (Mark 9:14-16, KJV) For us to understandRead More
I stepped into the classroom and let out a tired but grateful sigh. The New Year was here! It was New Year’s Day, and I was teaching 2nd and 3rd grade Sunday school. January 1st would be our last lesson in Acts, and though I was excited about starting Romans, I also felt nostalgic about finishingRead More
With Christmas quickly approaching, it is time to start thinking about pulling out all those glorious decorations and getting ready for giving all those thoughtful gifts! In an effort to alleviate the stress associated with the holidays, here are some helpful tips to save while still being able to give in honor of that firstRead More