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Thursday, April 25, 2024

GIA is proud to announce that we are one of the sponsors this year for Tahni Ross riding Mocha in the BBR World Finals this week! Prayers to Tahni for safe travels, fast runs, and to have an amazing experience!

Friday, February 16, 2024

Paul began his career in the insurance industry 37 years ago. Despite many changes, GIA remains successful due to Paul's leadership and dedication.

Thursday, February 15, 2024

I Wonder, Woman, What Are You Made of?A Winter Series, Day 8 of 8 Where’s the Song? Where’s the Praise? I want to leave you with encouragement as you continue your spiritual journey. It’s gonna be better than you ever...

Thursday, February 8, 2024

I Wonder, Woman, What Are You Made of?A Winter Series, Day 7 of 8 In the Midnight Hour It’s such a great feeling when you have the support of family and friends. To be able to share the triumphs and trials of your life with...

Tuesday, February 6, 2024

I Wonder, Woman, What Are You Made of?A Winter Series, Day 6 of 8 In God’s Timing ”To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven:“ ‭‭Ecclesiastes‬...

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Friday, February 2, 2024

I Wonder, Woman, What Are You Made of?A Winter Series, Day 5 of 8 How Do You Fight A Battle You Have No Control Over? There, out of nowhere comes the biggest battle of your life and you don’t have any control over the situation....

Wednesday, January 31, 2024

I Wonder, Woman, What Are You Made of?A Winter Series, Day 4 of 8 How Do You Become Different? In your efforts to grow spiritually, are you becoming what God wants or are you becoming what others expect you to be? God’s Word...

Monday, January 29, 2024

I Wonder, Woman, What Are You Made of?A Winter Series, Day 3 of 8 Are You Equipped? Satan wants to catch you off guard with any type of life-altering adversity. That could come in the form of a betrayal, loss of child/job, accident,...

Friday, January 26, 2024

I Wonder, Woman, What Are You Made of?A Winter Series, Day 2 of 8 What do you do when difficult times come or when you are being attacked? What comes out of you? Naturally, you will get on the defensive, you take up for yourself, and...

Wednesday, January 24, 2024

Wonder, Woman, What Are You Made of? A Winter Series, Day 1 of 8 Several months ago I was asked to speak at a Ladies Conference. The theme was “Wonder Woman, What Are You Made of?” But as I began to pray, study and prepare...

Monday, December 25, 2023

Dec. 25 For this is eternal life, that they might know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom You have sent. John 17:3 Merry Christmas, friends! May the love of God, the grace of Christ Jesus and the fellowship of Holy Spirit...

Sunday, December 24, 2023

Dec. 24 So then, death is at work in us, but life in you! 2 Corinthians 4:12 If these devotions have stirred you to want more of God, to behold Jesus until He transforms you, tell your family and friends about your intentions. Your...

Friday, December 22, 2023

Dec. 22 Again Jesus said, “Simon son of John, do you truly love me?” He answered, “Yes Lord, you know that I love you.” Jesus said, “Take care of my sheep.” John 21:16 The to-do list is long, and...

Thursday, December 21, 2023

Dec. 21 But as many as received Him, to them He gave the right to become children of God, even to those who believe in His name, who were born, not of blood nor of the will of the flesh nor of the will of man, but of God. John 1: 12-13...

Wednesday, December 20, 2023

Dec. 20 Come, all you who are thirsty, come to the waters; and you who have no money, come, buy and eat! Come, buy wine and milk without money and without cost. Why spend money on what is not bread, and your labor on what does not...

Monday, December 18, 2023

Dec. 18 I am the vine, you are the branches; he who abides in Me and I in him, he bears much fruit, for apart from Me you can do nothing. John 15:5 Christmas may be drawing closer, but for those who have trusted Christ, its promise is...

Sunday, December 17, 2023

Dec. 17 For by grace you have been saved through faith; and that not of yourselves, it is the gift of God. Ephesians 2:8 People are prone to making us perform to stay in their good graces or do penance if we let them down. We lose big...

Sunday, December 17, 2023

Dec. 16 Here I am! I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in and eat with that person, and they with me. Revelation 3:20 Sweet believer, you who came once for salvation. You say you...

Friday, December 15, 2023

Dec. 15 Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. Matthew 11:29 Pause and reach for the marvelous opportunity that is ours to walk with the God of the whole...

Thursday, December 14, 2023

Dec. 14 But if we walk in the light as He Himself is in the light, we have fellowship with one another and the blood of Jesus His Son cleanses us from all sin. 1 John 1:7 We’re two weeks into December, and despite our sincere...

Wednesday, December 13, 2023

Dec. 13 Mercy triumphs over judgment. James 2:13 The perfect Christmas will never be found in the decorations, the gifts, or the food, but in a sincere celebration of the day Heaven’s King came to earth with baby fingers and baby...

Tuesday, December 12, 2023

Dec. 12 For this is eternal life, that they might know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom You have sent. John 17:3 Enjoy the season. Give and receive with joy. But keep in mind even must-have gifts eventually lose their...

Monday, December 11, 2023

Dec. 11 Cry aloud and shout thy inhabitant of Zion, for great in your midst is the Holy One of Israel. Isaiah 12:6 There is more hope available to us today. There is more peace, more comfort, more joy, more of everything we need. God...

Sunday, December 10, 2023

Dec. 10 Then Jesus declared, “I am the Bread of Life.” John 6: 25 What is sustaining you this Christmas? And I’m not talking about coffee and chocolate versus smoothies and kale. (I know where I fall on that one!)...

Saturday, December 9, 2023

Dec. 9 Out of my distress I called on the LORD; the LORD answered me and set me in a broad place. Psalm 118:5 Trying to create a wonderful Christmas for someone else wearies the best of us. It’s also as futile as trying to earn...

Friday, December 8, 2023

Dec. 8 Teach me your way, O Lord; I will walk in Your truth; unite my heart to fear your name. I will give thanks to You, O Lord my God, with all my heart, and will glorify Your name forever. Psalm 86:11-12 I need Jesus. You do, too....

Thursday, December 7, 2023

Dec. 7 I will establish My covenant between Me and you and your descendants after you throughout their generations for an everlasting covenant, to be God to you and to your descendants after you. Genesis 17:7 We don’t have to...

Wednesday, December 6, 2023

Dec. 6 He who loves Me will be loved by My Father, and I will love him and will disclose Myself to him. John 14:21 Here’s a challenge for us all. Let’s expect God today to reveal Himself to us. Wherever we are and whatever...

Tuesday, December 5, 2023

Dec. 5 Jesus said, “I am the door: by Me if any man enters in, he shall be saved, and shall go in and out, and find pasture.” John 10:9 Believer, beware. It’s possible to get so caught up doing Christmas that we...

Monday, December 4, 2023

Dec. 3 Behold the lamb of God which taketh away the sin of the world. John 1:29 The goal of walking through Christmas with our eyes trained on Jesus isn’t to make it through the holidays without going straight running crazy...

Saturday, December 2, 2023

Dec. 2 But where sin increased, grace abounded all the more … Romans 5:20 It’s going to be impossible not to notice the increasing commercialism of Christmas as the season progresses. We know this. That’s why...

Friday, December 1, 2023

Dec. 1 Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men. Luke 2:14 For believers, the Christmas holiday holds meaning far beyond feel-good movies and familiar carols. We long for our friends and families to...

Wednesday, October 11, 2023

It's Cybersecurity Month! National Cybersecurity Awareness Month is held every October to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity.  This month, we're committed to giving you the resources you need to be safer and...

Thursday, September 28, 2023

We live in a culture of perpetual blame. We blame our parents, our teachers, our spouses. It’s never our fault. It’s always someone else’s fault. Well guess what? The Bible says YOU are responsible for your own...

Tuesday, September 26, 2023

Such a simple truth.  If only we could master this practice all the time. Words have power, and the tone of your voice does too.  When someone raises their voice and uses harsh words, there's a natural inclination that rises...

Monday, September 25, 2023

If you were told that there was a lion in the vicinity, you would definitely be on high alert.  You know that a lion can sneak up and pounce in an instant, so your eyes would be searching and your body would be ready to move. The...

Wednesday, September 13, 2023

Perhaps you don't view yourself as a gifted speaker.  Perhaps you are often tongue-tied.  Perhaps you are naturally, quiet, shy, and introverted. Maybe you've never been at the top of the class.  Maybe you don't see...

Monday, September 11, 2023

Prayers~ Remembrance

Thursday, September 7, 2023

Does this verse mean we can’t love a sunset, or our families, or animals, or hiking, or any of the other fantastic aspects of this beautiful world we live in? No, the world, in this context, is any man made system, belief,...

Wednesday, September 6, 2023

Like an ounce of sewage in a gallon of drinking water, all it taes is a little bit of lie to taint a lot of truth. Don't tolerate spiritual teachers who are "mostly" true, just because they have charisma or humor or charm.  Listen...

Friday, August 25, 2023

What does a belt do?  Yes, it keeps your pants up.  Spiritually speaking, you certainly don't want your pants to fall around your ankes!  Telling the truth saves you from embarrassment and allows you to keep moving...

Tuesday, August 22, 2023

Hollywood says that love is something that magically happens to you.  The Bible says love is a choice. Will you choose to love today? We're not talking about the half-hearted wishy-washy resolve.  God wants you to be all in-...

Wednesday, August 16, 2023

Only God can create a pure heart in us.  Only He can cleanse out the filth that festers inside us.  The Bible tells us that our heart is deceitfully wicked, but Jesus can make it clean.  All it takes is a sincere request...

Tuesday, August 15, 2023

What do these verses mean to you?  How can you internalize God's Word so that you are forever reminded of His truths? Why not work on memorizing a passage of the Bible today? Verse of the Day ~ KCBI 90.9FM

Thursday, August 10, 2023

Do you know someone who is broken hearted and crushed in spirit today?  You can show them His compassion, His comfort, and His kindness by just being close at hand. When you console those who are hurting, you are being...

Tuesday, August 8, 2023

Let's be honest - sometimes doing good is hard work.  Doing the right thing can be so much more exhausting than going with the flow. But don't become weary of it, my friend.  Don't give up.  The payoff is coming. If you...

Monday, August 7, 2023

God is with you!  The external forces that are pressing in on every side are not going to overcome you. If He can rescue Jonah from the deep, and sustain Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego in the furnace, He can keep you safe as well...

Wednesday, August 2, 2023

The world dresses up evil to disguise it as good and makes it attractive and appealing.  We must recognize it for what it is and avoid it, resist it, hate it.  Instead, cling to what is good.  What good things can you...

Tuesday, August 1, 2023

The hope we have in Jesus isn’t a fickle hope or a weak hope.  It is sure and steadfast, because the one who makes the promises to us is faithful.  He always delivers on His promises.  He always comes through....

Wednesday, July 26, 2023

God’s promises are sure and steadfast.  They are like money in the bank.  He has never broken a promise and He never will. Doesn’t that give you comfort? Here’s your homework for today.  Think of 3...

Thursday, July 13, 2023

Does it ever feel like God isn’t hearing your prayers?Perhaps it is because you are asking according to YOUR will, not HIS will.  When our requests are in alignment with His plan, expect green lights in your prayer...

Tuesday, July 11, 2023

Why is your head bowed these days?  Is it lowered with guilt and shame?  Is it pressed down under the burden of a weight you carry?  Is it looking down at your phone or tablet?  Is it weary with exhaustion?Look to...

Tuesday, July 4, 2023

Happy July 4th💥

Thursday, June 29, 2023

Thoughts turn into actions.  Actions turn into lifestyles.What thoughts are dominating your mind lately?  Are they thoughts that build-up or thoughts that tear down?The books you read, the movies you watch, the music you...

Wednesday, June 28, 2023

What is the “them” in your life!  What has got you afraid or terrified?  A medical diagnosis?  A collection of last-due notices?  An antagonistic boss or coworker?  A shaky marriage?  A wayward...

Monday, June 26, 2023

Jesus says the He does not give to us as the world gives.  How does the world give?  With conditions and stipulations.  With pettiness and stinginess.  With the expectation for something in return. But Jesus...

Thursday, June 15, 2023

The sense of taste is one of many gifts God has given us that we often take for granted.it’s a wonderful gift, isn’t it?  Think of all the variety you experience in the thousands of different tastes- from sweet to...

Friday, June 9, 2023

I love how a verse of the Bible can speak to you differently today than it did in the past.  I love how it can speak to one person in a different way than it speaks to another.The Bible is alive!  It has penetrating power,...

Thursday, June 8, 2023

It’s easy to love the loveable.  When people are kind and gracious and fun to be around, we naturally tend to like them.  But Jesus’ love is so big and pure and unconditional, He loves us even though we are...

Tuesday, June 6, 2023

“Pure joy” and “trials of many kinds” don’t seem to belong in the same sentence, do they? It’s so counterintuitive, so unnatural to be joyful in times of hardship and trouble.  Our nature...

Monday, June 5, 2023

If there's anything this country- this world- could use more of today, it’s unity.  We are so divided…politically, racially, socially.There is one way to unity: through Jesus Christ.  And you are His ambassador....

Friday, June 2, 2023

Nothing you’ve done. Not one single thing.  Even the most sacrificial and kindhearted deed you’ve ever performed. None of those things can save you.It is only through faith, and by God’s good grace....

Wednesday, May 31, 2023

Priorities.  Everyone struggles with priorities.  We tend to put first the things that worry us, or distract us, or entertain us.  But Jesus says we should put the things that matter first: His kingdom and His...

Tuesday, May 30, 2023

What picture comes to mind when you hear the word “rest”?  A shady umbrella on a warm tropical beach?  A cozy fire in a snow-covered cabin?  A hammock strung between two trees in a beautifully landscaped...

Friday, May 26, 2023

What was the joy that was set before Jesus which motivated Him to endure the cross?You were !He had His sights set on you when He went through the pain, the torment, and the shame of the crucifixion. Now as you go through life...

Saturday, May 20, 2023

Raise your hand if life has got you feeling weak and weary!  Run down, discouraged, and distracted, we tend to get burned out quickly.  If your batteries need recharging, the secret lies in placing your hope in the Lord....

Tuesday, May 16, 2023

No one likes to be left alone, especially in dark and uncertain circumstances. Before Jesus ascended to heaven, He made it to a point to assure His disciples that they were not alone- and they would never be alone.  Jesus is with...

Thursday, May 11, 2023

Who in your life has been getting on your nerves lately?  Who is the reason your heart is complaining this morning?  Who has got you frustrated and aggravated? Your mission today is to forgive that person in your heart,...

Tuesday, May 9, 2023

“Sometimes the problem is not that you don’t believe the Lord can help you succeed.  It’s getting up off the couch to attempt something.  You can do anything through God who gives you strength, but you have...

Saturday, May 6, 2023

What amazing encouragement!  To even think that God would have plans for us is encouraging.  But to know that they are filled with hope and prosperity- that’s cause to celebrate and worship.  Walk in obedience to...

Saturday, May 6, 2023

Thursday, May 4, 2023

Charles Wesley wrote:  And can it be that I should gain An interest in the Savior’s blood?  Died He for me, who caused His pain?…..Anaxing love!  How can it be That Thou, my God, shouldst die for me?Sin...

Tuesday, May 2, 2023

Who has not looked up at the stars on a cloudless night and marveled in silent awe at the glory of God’s handiwork?  Who has not felt his heart lifted in the spring of the year as he sees all creation bursting with new life...

Sunday, April 30, 2023

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Wednesday, April 26, 2023

Wednesday, April 26, 2023

Tuesday, April 25, 2023

Sunday, April 23, 2023

Saturday, April 15, 2023

You are in Gods care.  He cares about every choice you make.  He cares about where you go and how you work and how you rest.  God cares about whom you spend time with and how you love. You are made to love uniquely. Your...

Friday, April 14, 2023

Restless one, He will bring you peace now.  You can’t change the past.  But you can look at it differently.  So, while the past can’t be rewritten, it can be made beautiful.  God needs you to forgive...

Thursday, April 13, 2023

There are whispers you hear that are not from God.  There are whispers to lure you away, that want to pull you far from the place He has for you.  Listen close.  You are with Him.  He is never going to ignore you...

Wednesday, April 12, 2023

I know you want to see what’s ahead.  I know it’s difficult to not know, to not know what is around the corner.  I know you wonder if God has a plan.  How could He not have a plan for you ?  What if you...

Tuesday, April 11, 2023

It’s okay to slow, for in the quiet you can hear Him more clearly.  And then when you’ve spent time with Him there, and you know His voice there, you’ll hear His voice in the rhythm of work, in the rhythm of...

Saturday, April 8, 2023

WayFM Easter:Saturday - The Jewish leaders post guards.Matthew 27:65-66 - Pilate replied, "Take guards and secure it the best you can." So they sealed the tomb and posted guards to protect it.Here are 10 songs to help prepare your...

Friday, April 7, 2023

WayFM Easter:Thursday - Passover Preparations. The Last Supper. The Garden of Gethsemane.Matthew 26:27-28 - And he took a cup of wine and gave thanks to God for it. He gave it to them and said, "Each of you drink from it, for this is...

Wednesday, April 5, 2023

WayFM Easter:Wednesday - The Plot Against Jesus.Matthew 26:1-2 - He said to his disciples, "As you know, Passover begins in two days, and the Son of Man will be handed over to be crucified."

Tuesday, April 4, 2023

WayFM Easter:Tuesday-Jesus Teaches and Predicts the Future.Matthew 21:21 - Then Jesus told them, "I tell you the truth, if you have faith and don't doubt, you can do things like this and much more. You can even say to this mountain,...

Monday, April 3, 2023

WayFM Easter:Monday - Jesus Curses a Fig Tree. Jesus Cleanses the Temple.Matthew 21:13 - He said to them, "The Scriptures declare, 'My Temple will be called a house of prayer,' but you have turned it into a den of thieves!"

Sunday, April 2, 2023

Palm Sunday - Jesus Enters Jerusalem. Jesus Predicts His Death. Jesus Visits the Temple.Matthew 21:9 - Jesus was in the center of the procession, and the people all around him were shouting, "Praise God for the Son of David! Blessings...

Friday, March 31, 2023

So you want to be someone different?  Let’s pretend you are someone completely different than who God made you to be.  You decide what makes you unique, talented, worthy.  How is your worth measured?  Who is...

Thursday, March 30, 2023

Proverbs 3:6 urges us to involve God in all our ways and this way, we give Him a chance to direct our steps in the right direction. The Christian life is one that you live in surrender to the Lord. You live your life for Christ Jesus...

Wednesday, March 29, 2023

Don't try to live your life in your own strength and ability, but rather lean on God's help.

Thursday, March 23, 2023

We are made in the image of God, to be like him, and idols make us like them instead.  So here is how this verse is not only a biblical command but also a gospel promise.  In Christ, we are God’s children.  

Wednesday, March 22, 2023

We all need real friends. People who don't mind if we dance, sing, laugh, cry, or get transparent.Those who understand why we do what we do.They push us to be better and encourage us when we feel discouraged. They don't cut us...

Wednesday, March 22, 2023

What if we told you: the feeling you're experiencing tonight - yes, THAT feeling - matters to God? It doesn't disqualify you from His love or His grace. And it doesn't ban you from His presence either."Trust in Him at all times, you...

Monday, March 20, 2023

Have you ever felt so depleted that you just weren't sure how you'd find the energy to keep going?As the seasons change from winter to spring, it's a reminder that our God is in the business of restoration. He makes all things new....

Thursday, March 16, 2023

Considered one of the most important verses in the Bible….. the only way into heaven.  Believe and accept Jesus as your savior.

Thursday, March 16, 2023

Sometimes it’s just nice to see a new born calf.  I’m thankful we get to take care of her . 

Wednesday, March 15, 2023

When we do everything for the glory of God, we see Him everywhere.  The world wants us to see things for an agenda.  God just wants us to see Him.

Monday, March 13, 2023

“The first reference to believing in God is found in the story of Abraham.  This particular step of faith is so important that it is repeated three more times in the New Testament.  The power of our faith rests in the...

Saturday, March 11, 2023

Friday, March 10, 2023

This verse…….how many times have you heard it?  How many times have you searched for it?  How many times have you ached for these words from God to resonate through your soul?  Think on these things our Lord...

Wednesday, March 8, 2023

How do you look to when you need strength?  Or when you’re troubled and need guidance?  Or even when you’ve made a mistake and now you’re in trouble?  The Lord is my rock…… look to Him in...

Tuesday, March 7, 2023

Don’t be afraid or discouraged……that seems so easy to read but to REALLY not be afraid and/or discouraged at times is hard.  The easy part though is to remember where you get strength from.  God will take...

Sunday, March 5, 2023

God’s timing….don’t you wish His timing was more in line with our timing?  What a mess we would have if that were true!!  Waiting is so hard.  There are so many times we get to see Gods timing working,...

Thursday, March 2, 2023

Do you feel stuck?  Like you have veered off the path and got stuck in the mud?  Don’t stress, remember God has a plan!  It’s a good one too!!!!  Sometimes we don’t understand why things are the...

Wednesday, March 1, 2023

Today - put on the Full Armor.  More than ever the enemy is trying to steal your joy and put fear in its place.  The armor God gas given us- put it on.  Daily.

Tuesday, February 28, 2023

At our weakest that is when God shines through!  He used our brokenness so we look to Him.  We grow, learn, and trust Him more when we’re down on our knees.  His light shines through the broken pieces for others to...

Monday, February 27, 2023

Be strong ….that means so many things.  Strong, physically…..yes, we are to  eat healthy and exercise.  Doesn’t matter how you exercise just move.  Strong, mentally…… keep your mind...

Friday, February 24, 2023

How hard is it for you to do what Moses told us to do on Joshua?  To love the Lord your God ~ that’s easy.  To walk in obedience with Him ~ that one is harder than we want to admit.  To keep His commands...

Friday, February 24, 2023

Pretty simple if you think about it- if you have God in your heart, you can’t fault!!  How amazing is that?  Yes, you will stumble, maybe get a little banged up.  But you can’t fail~ God always wins....

Thursday, February 23, 2023

Sleep, that deep rest knowing all is Ok.  God gives us that rest.  Just remember to ask.  And sleep well .

Wednesday, February 22, 2023

Are you ready to be in a place of peace?  It is in God’s voice that we find the stillness.  We can start building from there our place of peace.  Do you ask God the question, “Father, do you want this?”...

Monday, February 20, 2023

Be strong and courageous……I don’t know about you but sone days I’m the complete opposite of that.  Anyone else struggle with low self esteem???  Bring strong does not cow natural, neither is being...

Sunday, February 19, 2023

Have you ever felt the rest that can’t be explained?  Have you ever called out to God for the peace that passes no understanding?  He has that place for you.  That shelter from any storm, problem, issue, no matter...

Saturday, February 18, 2023

Have you ever been tired?  So tired that you couldn’t just couldn’t do any more?  Is it your body being tired? Your mind? Or your soul?  God promises to hold us up when we can’t go on.  Remember...

Friday, February 17, 2023

Do you say this prayer on a regular basis?  This is the prayer that is written in red, the words God spoke.  It is what God wants for our hearts.

Thursday, February 16, 2023

Blessings if we obey~ curses if we turn away…….doesn’t seem like a hard decision!  But then the day starts, expectations are distorted or misunderstood.  Pretty soon we’re forgetting about God,...

Saturday, February 11, 2023

If we listen to what God has for us, asks of us, and promises He has made…..why would we want to do the opposite?  Sin or human nature is where temptation trips us up.  Keep your mind, eyes, heart, and lives focused on...

Friday, February 10, 2023

God has created you so He is in you, part of you.  There is no magic formula for listening to Him.  He has no check list.  But He has himself to give you - to give you again and again.  

Thursday, February 9, 2023

No excuses now.  You are designed for relationship, for relationship with God.  You are designed for community, people who know you and love you.  You are designed to be known, understood.  You are designed to be...

Wednesday, February 8, 2023

You know you are seen and wanted.  You know you were made and chosen and breathtaking.  Oh how He loves us 

Tuesday, February 7, 2023

You can work hard to find God, search pages in your Bible, soak up His truth, study scripture and memorize passages until you know them by heart.  You are the center of the story He is writing with you.  Do you see His...

Monday, February 6, 2023

Don’t lose hope.  Hang tightly to His promises.  God has a way for you.  He has made you to be loved.  He has made you to give HiM glory.  He has made you to receive His promises and His good plans- and...

Saturday, February 4, 2023

What do you hold on other than God?  What is more solid than Him?  What is more dependable?  Do you know He loves it when you pause, when you look up, looking for Him, and realize He is here?  There will be a day...

Friday, February 3, 2023

God makes everything holy.  You have nothing to fear.  He is bigger than every thought, every ache, every fear.  He stands before you in the gap, between your belief and unbelief.  He stands before you and you are...

Thursday, February 2, 2023

It is a choice, a continual choice, of surrender, of deep- hearted commitment.  While your mind tries to get everything figured out, with a plan and a check-list and a way to measure yourself and your improvement.  God looks...

Wednesday, February 1, 2023

A cheerful heart isn’t always an easy thing to have.  Our hearts don’t feel very cheerful when someone hurts us , with words or actions.  Our hearts don’t feel very cheerful when we have to do things we...

Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Are you restless?  Are you worrying?  Is your heart troubled?  Breathe knowing God’s got you in the palm of his hand.  Nothing is too big for Him.  Rest, knowing He’s got this !!

Monday, January 30, 2023

Are there times when you don’t think God is listening to your prayers?  Do you feel like he is too busy to deal with your problems?  This verse says otherwise, God hears you, He listens to you, and His plan is better...

Sunday, January 29, 2023

What do you do, where to look to when life is hard?  Do you run to alcohol? A drug? Food? Or do you open God’s Word and search for what He has for you?  Do you find refuge in Him? Have you ever wanted to “throw in...

Saturday, January 28, 2023

God gives us a great promise of strength for the weary.  Are you tired?  Are you worn out?  Look to the promises He gives you all through out the Bible.

Friday, January 27, 2023

Are you being honest with yourself?  With your spouse, friends, and family?  You may be keeping things to yourself but God knows your heart, what’s going on in your life, all the little (and big) things that you may not...

Thursday, January 26, 2023

Seek Him…….have you been seeking God?  Do you look for him when times are difficult only or do you see him every day?  Do you seek Him to praise or to ask~ to worship or cry out to?  Either way, SEEK Him...

Wednesday, January 25, 2023

There is a still, quiet place, a dark place where light shines through cracks until it is full on your face.  God wants you to go there, by yourself. And He wants you to practice waiting on Him.  Waiting on God yields...

Monday, January 23, 2023

This day may be one of quiet or chaos, challenge or rest.  But no moment is ordinary.  It may be familiar.  It may be predictable.  It may make you frustrated and angry.  It may be one where you see hope. You...

Saturday, January 21, 2023

He is always there for you 

Saturday, January 21, 2023

You don’t need to compare yourself to one single person.  There is a wedding coming, a wedding where you are dressed completely by God’s love.  You are the one who doesn’t need to look different and act...

Friday, January 20, 2023

It might be time to let go.  It might be time to empty your hands.  It might be time to stop grasping.  Open up your hands.  There are things God wants to place in them.  He DOES want you to hold on to SOME...

Thursday, January 19, 2023

God wants you to know who you are, to go to Him, head up, looking into His eyes.  The truth of you cannot be articulated in just words. The truth of you is more than a description.  You must know who you are designed to be....

Wednesday, January 18, 2023

Let God be your friend.  Look for the people who want to join you.  It is good to surround yourself with friends who know Him.  Are you letting the friends around you help you believe ?  Look for the friends God...

Tuesday, January 17, 2023

You can believe you’re alone.  You can believe you’re no good.  You can believe you don’t deserve to be loved.  You can believe you’re worthless.  You can believe all these things.  OR,...

Sunday, January 15, 2023

Remember.  Remember how God held you, how He walked with you, how He’s always been near.  “Have you? Have you been close to me, God?  I am hurting, I don’t know the way to You.  You don’t...

Saturday, January 14, 2023

It is difficult to stay focused, so easy to get distracted, so easy to forget you are the one God loves.  It is a fight to stay close to Him.  It is a choice you make each moment.  Right when you wake in the morning, try...

Friday, January 13, 2023

Have you ever thought everything and everyone was against you?  Every day something else bombards your life with yet another “fire to put out”.  Do you think you “why me God?”  Why does He allow...

Thursday, January 12, 2023

You never have to search far for God.  There is a path for you, a place where your feet know where to step and your hands know how to love.  The people in your life right now?  You know how to love them.  You know...

Wednesday, January 11, 2023

You are capable of anything, and your life is full of possibility and joy and hope when you trust God more than yourself, when you allow His strength to be your strength, when your weaknesses are no longer weaknesses but strengths, too...

Tuesday, January 10, 2023

This verse is basically a love song from God ❤️. He loves to sit with you.  He invites you to spend the day with Him. Maybe this will be enough for you today?  Sitting with God, will that be enough?  There...

Sunday, January 8, 2023

God does not tire of listening to your words, your cries, your pleas, your songs. He strengthens you. He restores you and surrounds you with hope.  He brings people around you to show you hope.  You have brothers and sisters...

Saturday, January 7, 2023

Wishing Michael and Robert Gant a Happy “23rd” Birthday 🥳 

Saturday, January 7, 2023

When God thought of you, He knew who you would be, this day.  He knew the story, and the unfolding, and the journey, and how it has been hard.  God didn’t leave you here to wander forever.  He came to rescue and...

Friday, January 6, 2023

God knows it feels hard for us to hear Him sometimes.  His whispers are always loud enough for you to hear, but quiet enough so that they can be ignored, too.  He is the friend who asks to be invited in.  He is the...

Thursday, January 5, 2023

Your weariness is only temporary.  Your sadness is fleeting, even though it feels like it will never end.  You are sunshine. God can grasp hold of your sorrow with a single hand and usher it away, bit by bit.  He knows...

Thursday, January 5, 2023

When you hear God, from the true place that responds to His voice and knows who you are, you begin to think about yourself less.  He starts here, to ask you to let go of insecurity, let go of stories that are false, let go of...

Tuesday, January 3, 2023

Don’t be afraid. God is here. He knows how hard it is to feel, sometimes. Don’t hold back.  Don’t protect yourself from feeling, your emotions this way and that.  This is a gift from God, the way your heart...

Monday, January 2, 2023

God loves your gifts, the gifts He gave you!  He loves what we are equipped to do, how we are made, and the way we see.  You are needed for the way you see.  The way you love is unique to everyone else.  God loves...

Saturday, December 31, 2022

God has given you a heart that knows what is good, what it needs to live and thrive.  You struggle against this true part of you, and that is where He comes.  He lays His hand on you and tells you that you are enough…....

Friday, December 30, 2022

As the year is ending and we head into 2023 I want to share one of my favorite verses, John 14:27.  “…..I want to remind you that no matter what lies ahead, no matter what is just over the horizon or beyond your view,...

Thursday, December 29, 2022

Your life is not small.  Say out loud the desires of your heart.  Tell God what makes you sad, how you hurt, how you are angry and wish your life were different, how you wish you were different, how you fear you disappoint...

Wednesday, December 28, 2022

It’s time to not be timid now.  It’s time to let God come rushing in, His presence energizing you.  He has healing for your heart, healing for your past.  He has hope for your tomorrow and hope for your today...

Tuesday, December 27, 2022

Can you stay?  You don’t have to get up now, you don’t have to figure out how to make this day special or how to make it worth something.  You don’t have to have a plan or an answer.  God knows who you...

Monday, December 26, 2022

Do you know God calls you to be free?  Do you know it breaks His heart to see you in such pain?  Do you know there is nowhere you can run where He can’t find you ?  Do you know He will never leave your side?...

Sunday, December 25, 2022

Hallelujah!  Jesus Christ was born!!  Our Savior ❤️

Saturday, December 24, 2022

You don’t have to be worried about standing out or being noticed.  You don’t have to try so hard~ God sees you.  You can’t make Him love you more.  You hold on so tightly, too tightly to fear....

Saturday, December 24, 2022

Paul and I want to wish you a very Merry Christmas for the 2022 year!  What a year it has been!  Our wish for you is that whatever trials, bumps in the road, or adversities you have faced this year will turn out to be a...

Friday, December 23, 2022

We need God like the flowers need sun, like the earth quakes and needs to be quieted, like the sand cries out for a drop of rain.  We need Him to write truth again, in the places where it has been forgotten.  We need Him to...

Thursday, December 22, 2022

God wants to be with you.  He is not obligated to love you because He is your Father, it’s not something He has to do.  But He does. God chooses to be with you, to love you and to be your strength.  He can deepen...

Wednesday, December 21, 2022

Faith……. As you read thru Hebrews 11 you will read about many who are commended for their faith.  If you were to be mentioned in the Bible, this is a great place to be.  Each of these had messy lives and excuses...

Tuesday, December 20, 2022

“Before becoming concerned with others’ sins, we must take a look at our own.”    Messy People, Jennifer Cowart

Monday, December 19, 2022

God will bring goodness and raise you up to stand, not cower and hide, but to stand.  You can feel like crying, hiding, running, and turning far away, while He stands.  You stand because He stands with you.  He stands...

Sunday, December 18, 2022

There always feels like a next step, right?  There always feels like there is another thing to do, another obligation to fulfill, another task to complete.  I know you hear words about trusting God, resting in Him,...

Saturday, December 17, 2022

What needs to be sacrificed?  What are you willing to let go?  What do hold tightly to?  What seems impossible- creates fear in you - to give to God?  To entrust God with it?  Let Him take it and give you...

Friday, December 16, 2022

You are what God has made, and He loves what He has made.  There is nothing to earn, improve, or repair.  He heals what He has made.  Place His hand upon your heart.  He was there when you believed you were less...

Thursday, December 15, 2022

No matter what kind of family you were born into…..you have the option to be adopted into a royal lineage…..You have the choice to be in Jesus’ family.  (Messy People, Jennifer Cowart)

Wednesday, December 14, 2022

God looks beyond the flaws and sees who He created each of us to be.  He sees someone He has chosen.  ( Messy People, Jennifer Cowart)

Monday, December 12, 2022

You hear His name in sermons, read about Him in books.  You hear God’s name tossed around on the lips of believers and unbelievers alike.  A believer?  A phrase so familiar……What is that?  What...

Sunday, December 11, 2022

The world brings with it so much sadness, and God’s word get twisted and muddled.  Purity becomes tainted.  Translation is distorted.  But He keeps whispering truth to your hearts.  He only intends good for...

Saturday, December 10, 2022

It’s that time of year~ a couple weeks away from Christmas!!!  Are you enjoying the added shopping, baking, and activities to your already busy schedule ? Or does it all stress you out?  Finding the happy balance...

Saturday, December 10, 2022

Do you question God on how to live this day, how to have more joy and freedom…… Don’t feel guilty about the hard days.  You could look back on them, thinking about how you could have done things differently and...

Friday, December 9, 2022

Where is your restless heart?  To what does it turn to, if not to Him?  From what do you get your self-worth ?  How do you decide the value of a day?  How do you choose what is yours to do?  How do you receive...

Thursday, December 8, 2022

Instead of trying harder, making excuses, or buying a self-help book, we can turn to the Lord with our messes and rely on Him to help us.  (Messy People, Jennifer Cowart)

Wednesday, December 7, 2022

You have not lost your way.  You are not supposed to be more organized, more funny, more talented, more of anything the enemy is telling you that you need to be more of.  You are not failing and you are not...

Tuesday, December 6, 2022

God is not in the fear, He is in a new place, a separate place outside of it. You are free here, in the place with Him, outside of fear and no longer trapped.  Stand up straight!  You are not made to cower and fret and wring...

Monday, December 5, 2022

What do you see when you look for God?  It’s not silence, it’s not empty space, it’s not failing memory .  You don’t need to be smarter, quicker, a better listener.  Maybe you could be more YOU?...

Saturday, December 3, 2022

Today Laurie Foster and I went to The Body Shop’s Annual Breakfast and shopping in downtown McKinney.  Always a great time followed up by a stop at Buc-ees 🎄

Friday, December 2, 2022

There is always blooming planned.  Never stagnation.  Never stunted growth.  Never dried up soil and neglected branches withering alone.  You will bloom and your glory will shine and you will see His face....

Thursday, December 1, 2022

God could not love you more, no matter what you do.  Can you imagine living from that place, of knowing how much He adores you?  Remember, He is your strength and He is the rock who will always help you stand.  Knowing...

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Make time for the fun things in life, even in the middle of working.

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

How do you worship God?  How do you choose to see Him, recognize Him, adjust the eyes of your heart to know where He is, with you?  Worshipping God means listening and believing, in the moment.  Worship Him and all...

Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Transitions are hard, aren’t they?  Trying to keep up- one moment to the next.  Going this way and that way.  God knows your story.  He knows what’s ahead.  How often do you think about that ~...

Monday, November 28, 2022

Your name is written- your character formed yet continuing to be made new.

Sunday, November 27, 2022

“I want to remind you that no matter what lies ahead, no matter what is just over the horizon or beyond your view, the Lord has already seen it, has prepared for it, and will walk you through it.  So, even when the world...

Saturday, November 26, 2022

When you are not working selling Insurance, selling properties, doing Mortgages, waiting tables, driving trucks, or keeping little kids entertained……what do you do?  There are many hobbies that we enjoy, maybe some you...

Saturday, November 26, 2022

You return with what you have.  You lay yourself down, all of you, emptied.  Because her, in that posture, He makes you clean.  

Friday, November 25, 2022

It is not Him who whispers, “No one see you, cares about you, loves you.”  God does not delight to see you in pain or to see you suffering. He does not leave you there crying in an empty room.  He fills the space...

Wednesday, November 23, 2022

 God is separate from circumstances, but in the middle of all moments.

Wednesday, November 23, 2022

Life on the Farm ~ always grateful for what God has given us ❤️

Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Hear the song in your heart for Him.  Hear the song of longing, of beauty, of self-forgiveness, for the sake of joy.  Surrender and receive more joy.

Monday, November 21, 2022

You hear God in the stillness- stillness amidst the noise, too.  He quiets the noise within you.  He stills the storm and whispers, “I am here, keep your eyes on Me”. You feel stretched and overwhelmed, tired and...

Sunday, November 20, 2022

He began a new thing in you.  The past is behind you~ He was there with you.  Looking back is not bad, but staying there is not His plan.  Let God place His hand on the places of pain, where you feel alone, where...

Saturday, November 19, 2022

You know how God loves to tell you , “ Breathe deep”?  You know how He loves to quiet you, remind you He is here!  What does it look like?  What does it look like to have peace in your heart?  Picture...

Friday, November 18, 2022

What if you believed you were enough?  What if you believed you were loved?  Would you dance?  Would you be free?  He is here!  Lift up your head, lift up your eyes.  Being present with God brings you joy...

Thursday, November 17, 2022

He’s got you!  Drink up these roots that do more than sustain, they hold you up, they let you reach high, to a new place with God.  They give you courage, knowing you are held, knowing you will not topple.  The...

Wednesday, November 16, 2022

There is a difference between feeling God is close and knowing He is in you.  Be curious about what you and God do together.  He loves to hear your heart speak.  Do not fear about the next turn in the road as you walk...

Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Do not run from His presence.  In Him is where your safety is.  In Him is where your fast beating heart will slow.  In Him is where you are loved and free all at once. 

Monday, November 14, 2022

When you love, you see with open eyes and open heart the look in your loved one’s eyes, the sound of their voice.  When you love, you listen close for more.  You are attentive and eager to absorb experiences-moments-...

Sunday, November 13, 2022

You want more of God?  You want to see Him?  You want to be with Him? Yes? It’s just not complicated.  With Him, life isn’t complicated.  Choices are not complicated.  But choose.  Be full of...

Sunday, November 13, 2022

You mother in the quiet places and in the moments when it is loud and it feels impossible to hear.  You mother in the choices, the choices to love beyond yourself, the sacrifice that comes with friendship, the nurturing of an arm...

Friday, November 11, 2022

Veterans Day……. “To us in America, the reflections of Armistice Day will be filled with solemn pride in the heroism of those who died in the country’s service and with gratitude for the victory, both because of...

Friday, November 11, 2022

There is a rhythm to our days with God- a rhythm within us that He asks us to not ignore. There is a pace He has set for you, a pace where you feel most at home.  If you be are racing, it is outside of the rhythm God placed within...

Thursday, November 10, 2022

There is a fragrance to God’s spirit.  This is where He invites you to live- your truest self, stripped of all insecurities, all what-ifs, all doubts and fears and pains. Breathe. 

Wednesday, November 9, 2022

God is in the places of fear, He goes there to chase it away, to trample it with His feet.  Fear can’t stay when your eyes are on God, when you seek Him.  It must flee because you are willing to go where He is....

Tuesday, November 8, 2022

What God created is beauty- the foundation of all He creates is beauty.  You have beauty that cannot be ignored, cannot be buried under the ground.  But it is, sometimes, isn’t it?  Let Him peel back the layers to...

Monday, November 7, 2022

God is the light that covers all the land.  Some flowers stretch their stems high to be covered by the light.  Some are tangled in weeds that block the light from reaching their faces.  But light filters through all...

Sunday, November 6, 2022

You are God’s fruit. And in you He produces much.  Trust in His care and watch more beauty come ~ a fragrance that brings life and joy when breathed in.

Friday, November 4, 2022

Do you hear Him?  Do you recognize Him?  Do you know the feel of His arms around you, His whisper of hope and love?  God is your strength, nothing else.

Thursday, November 3, 2022

Darkness is only temporary.  He keeps the light lit for you to recognize His voice.  He keeps it lit for us to trust Him more and know His goodness is not temporary.  He keeps it lit so that the world’s darkness...

Wednesday, November 2, 2022

Reaching for God is not the same as striving to attain something on your own.  Reach for Him, and you have Him.  Reach for other things- without Him- and these are things you should not attain.  Let Him show you what is...

Tuesday, November 1, 2022

He gives you the true things for which your heart desires. Truth, hope, joy, freedom- this is life with God. In the midst of heartache and trouble, He removes anxiety and worry, and He gives you these things. In the midst of storms and...

Monday, October 31, 2022

God paid a price for you, and He’d do it again.  He would never stop rescuing.  But He did it once, and it was complete.  So that you can rescue now.  He calls us to imagine the possibilities of hope so that...

Sunday, October 30, 2022

You are nightly in God’s name and go boldly where He goes.  Boldness, on your own, is not boldness, but weakness and pride.  Lay that down.  He has more of Himself to give you.

Saturday, October 29, 2022

Stand and claim your place, the one God saved just for you.  You are the rescued one, the redeemed and beautiful one. Oh, how He delights in you !

Friday, October 28, 2022

Discouragement and distractions will get in our way, but He keeps walking ahead of you.  Reaching out His hand because He will not abandon or forsake you.  You were made for this- to be walking this path with Him.  Faith...

Thursday, October 27, 2022

He knows you feel distracted by many things, but He has called you to something greater.  It is greater because it gives you the joy of your heart, it is greater because it is best for you, and it is what He has made for you to do...

Wednesday, October 26, 2022

Check out the new website for Gant Insurance Agency, Inc.!!!   There is so much information ~ And it looks really good!!!!Let us know what you think :)www.gantins.com 

Wednesday, October 26, 2022

HE plants seeds of hope within you, and HE promises to bring you joy. You have a choice: receive the gifts - or not.  You can’t find hope on your own.  and you can’t find joy on your own.  The requirement of...

Tuesday, October 25, 2022

The beginning is such a good place to be !  HE is the discovery of the beginning - all hope and life in you.  He will give you a fresh start today.  God will give you new breath, new eyes, new adventures to set out on...

Monday, October 24, 2022

With God we may wait together, be wise and patient and take small steps together.  But when it is time to step forward into something more, you must rely even more on His love for you to propel you on.  He is with you here,...

Sunday, October 23, 2022

The Shepherd has promised to be with us every day of our earthly existence (Matthew 27:20).  When life here ends, we will be closer to Him than ever.

Saturday, October 22, 2022

Who are you putting your trust in?  Man or God?

Friday, October 21, 2022

The only way to the Father in heaven is through faith in Jesus (John 14:6)

Thursday, October 20, 2022

When we are truly broken over our sin, God lovingly puts us back together (1 John 1:9).  This forgiveness produces a fresh sense of openness with Him and is the ideal starting point for praise.  Praise is our heart’s...

Wednesday, October 19, 2022

Love has the power to heal whatever life wounds.  Fear reacts~ Love chooses.  Fear is bondage ~ Love is freedom.

Tuesday, October 18, 2022

What is God’s will for my life?  He makes it clear and simple, not even a multiple choice.  He gives just two choices “life and good” or “death and evil”. God’s will for us is life....

Monday, October 17, 2022

“God saw past an ancestor’s pride and preserved generations of worshipers. No matter your past or that of relatives who have come before, He can redeem and restore those who have fallen.”  (God Hears Her, devotional)

Sunday, October 16, 2022

“Fill your mind with Scripture and focus on the Lord’s commands and promises and goodness.  And remember: whatever is true, noble, just, pure, lovely, and if good report, “if anything is excellent or...

Saturday, October 15, 2022

“Praise God that He helps me deal with my faulty, human ways- producing a mixed bag of “fruit” that can honor Him (Galatians 5:22)”. (God Hears Her devotional)

Friday, October 14, 2022

Learn from someone’s example of boldness and trust in the Lord.

Thursday, October 13, 2022

“Because Jesus has promised to care for us every day - and that includes tomorrow- we can live by faith one day at a time.  Though we can’t see around the corners, God can.”  (God Hears Her, devotional)

Wednesday, October 12, 2022

“You are fiercely loved who courageously hopes in him.  Your life is under his authority.  He is not unaware or unconcerned.  Not only does he love you; he cares about the great and the small, the unseen and the...

Tuesday, October 11, 2022

“Even when we stumble along the way, if we pick ourselves up and head in the right direction,God will bring us home.  Journeying well in this life requires us to dig deep and finish what we start, faithfully.”...

Wednesday, June 22, 2022

New cars are not always a priority when you are low on budget. Sometimes, a small amount of damage can be tolerable, and you may want to do without repairs for some minor damages. However, that should not stop you from securing maximum...

Wednesday, June 8, 2022

When you buy a new car, you purchase an adequate motor insurance coverage plan. The same goes for buying a home, it is crucial that you get the best insurance plan. The right policy should help you get the maximum protection for your...

Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Operating a business can be stressful at times, as you deal with different challenges. Businesses are at risk of being sued at any moment. Insurance provides a safety net during times of crisis. If you rely on commercial vehicles to...

Wednesday, May 11, 2022

It’s important to choose the right health insurance plan since everyone, especially seniors, has their own unique needs. Don’t settle for a one-size-fits-all plan because there are multiple options to consider....

Thursday, April 28, 2022

Even though everyone needs health insurance, no two people have the same healthcare needs. People who are in good health don’t need to visit the doctor as much as those with chronic conditions. Seniors particularly have...

Thursday, April 14, 2022

You buy homeowners insurance to protect your home, but once you take a closer look at your policy, you realize it is lacking in many areas. A basic homeowners insurance policy will cover a variety of perils, but if you want a...

Thursday, March 24, 2022

Motorcycles are unique assets. Finding the right type of insurance coverage to protect them may be complicated at times. There are multiple variables to consider when searching for coverage.Here is a look at some key motorcycle...

Thursday, March 10, 2022

You can get a life insurance policy at any age, but usually, the younger you start, the better position you’ll be in to get better coverage at more affordable rates.Keeping this in mind, here are eight helpful tips for...

Thursday, February 24, 2022

Commercial insurance is widely used by businesses that either own, lease or rent commercial property. Be aware that different insurance companies create their own unique plans, although many have the same general features. Here are 5...

Thursday, February 10, 2022

While shopping for homeowners insurance, you need to understand that there’s a wide array of options to choose from. A standard homeowners policy serves as a strong foundation that includes bodily injury, property damage,...

Thursday, January 20, 2022

As much as you hear discussions about the importance of healthcare for children, over 5 percent of U.S. children lack healthcare insurance coverage, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). That...

Thursday, January 6, 2022

It is common to drive less in winter due to bad weather. However, what happens if you find a complete alternate source of transportation? You may still need insurance if you own the vehicle and park it on your property. Here’s...