Praise God for 40 days....Day 3

God manifests HIS power through Praise. Become a person of PRAISE, and you wil experience the release of the power of GOD. Ps 119:164 Seven times a day I praise you for your righteous laws. Think on that a minute. Could you Praise God 7 times a day. To really stop what you are doing and actually spend a few minutes Praising God?...more

Adios 2009, & Welcome 2010!!!

The kids were watching tv tonight, and a commercial came on with the Nutcracker theme music. {I think it was the Dance of the Sugarplum Fairy} Anyhoo, I was sitting at the table, and looked over to see my 12 year old, K-Squeezy dancing to the beautiful music.......doing the Soulja Boy. ...more

Praise God for 40 days...Day 1

You God are the father of Abraham Issac, and Jacob, and Jesus and you are my GOD. You are great and greatly to be praised. Thy loving kindness is better than life. My name is written in the palm of your hand. Your love is never ending. Your forgiveness is as far as the east is to the west. Your hand is not short, you do not lie.  You make a way where there is no way. Your Word brought forth everything that exists. Your Word has healing in it. You want to Bless your people. Your Grace and Mercy are new every morning....more

Happy 2010!

New Years Eve!

      Well, it is New Years Eve, I am still in the process of trying to figure out this blog.  I started two other blogs as well. I really want to get these up and really going.  What is going on in your New Years Day?  Mine is just a whatever day, the husband is watching OU play football and is all upset because they don't look to good.  We have been pretty upset with them all season, but next year will be all new and the season will be great....more

Who Wore It Better? Christmas Baby Edition

This photo is priceless.  Even little boys know that you don't want to be caught wearing the same outfit on Christmas Eve.  Sawyer and his cousin Braden may never wear plaid again...

The Last Night is the First Night

Ring in the New Year in downtown Burlington at the First Night Festival. This is a must-do event that brings together over 750 talented artists from all over our region to celebrate in a substance free environment. With a little advance planning (and some insider tips) First Night can be an outing that the whole family can enjoy....more

Is Santa the Best Marketer of All Time?

Is Santa the best marketer ever? Think about it:...more

Christmas Memories

by Dr. Patricia Yarberry AllenI loved making Christmas special when I was a young wife and mother. The trees could never be tall enough, the lifetime collection of ornaments, each with a story, could never be enough to decorate each year’s tree in order to fill my sons’ memory banks with joy. There was the Christmas when we lived in a townhouse on Madison Avenue. The parlor had heavy double wooden doors … just like in the Nutcracker....more

This is your Christmas