Month: December 2016

Babies In My Nest!!

By lisa rippy / December 31, 2016

Happy New Year’s Eve! As I stir up breakfast, I just had to let you know why THIS morning is more special and more wonderful than most … I have both my babies in my nest! Trace and Samantha are both sleeping in their own rooms that I found more…

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An Everyday Reminder

By lisa rippy / December 30, 2016

Holidays always seem to do something to me that I never really want and tend to dread. It’s a little aggravating, yet avoidable. Somewhat discomforting, but always manageable. And the thing is … with a tinge more attention on my part, I could eliminate it all together. But honestly, it…

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Face to Face

By Libby Williams / December 28, 2016

“And the Lord spake unto Moses face to face, as a man speaketh unto his friend. And he turned again into the camp: but his servant Joshua, the son of Nun, a young man, departed not out of the tabernacle,” Exodus 33:11. It’s been so long since I’ve seen my…

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Home Going or Home Coming?

By Libby Williams / December 27, 2016

In my Father’s house are many mansions; if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you.  John 14:2 “Give me Jesus.  Give me Jesus.  You can have all this world, but give me Jesus.”  I woke up with Fernando Ortega’s song blaring…

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The Time Came

By lisa rippy / December 23, 2016

In those days Caesar Augustus issued a decree that a census should be taken of the entire Roman world. (This was the first census that took place while Quirinius was governor of Syria.) And everyone went to their own town to register. So Joseph also went up from the town…

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But Thou Oh Lord

By Libby Williams / December 22, 2016

 But thou, O Lord, art a shield for me; my glory, and the lifter up of mine head. Psalm 3:3 God says we have not because we ask not or we ask with wrong motives.  David said, “How long oh Lord?”  For what are you praying?  Maybe it’s the salvation…

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5 More Days to CHRISTmas! How to Make these Days Matter the Most

By lisa rippy / December 20, 2016

Only 5 more days!! Jesus’ birthday is in only 5 more days…and here’s a little family checklist for all of us as we draw our hearts nearer to the true Reason for the season – the birth of our Master and Messiah – JESUS. It’s so tempting to get consumed…

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Clothed by the Holy Spirit

By Libby Williams / December 15, 2016

“For in this we groan, earnestly desiring to be clothed with our habitation which is from ehaven, if indeed, having been blothed, we shall not be found naked.” 2 Corinthians 5:2-3 Fox News’ Bill O’Riley’s show; always closes with words declaring his name brand clothing.  Some people will only wear “name…

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By Libby Williams / December 13, 2016

“Anxiety in the heart of a man weighs it down but a good word makes it glad.” Proverbs 12:25 You feel it rising up in you!  It makes some people flee from the place upon which they are standing.  Doctors write millions of prescriptions yearly, to help people with this…

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Decking the Halls at the Rippy’s

By lisa rippy / December 10, 2016

Merry Christmas! For the past 10+ years, Rip has met his buddies for their annual duck hunting trip. He LOVES duck hunting and looks forward to this one particular 3-day trip every year and I have to admit, so do I! And here’s why — every. single. year. I have…

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