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A View From Serenity Acres · 1d ago

Diffusing His Fragrance

     In my home, I enjoy using essential oils.  A few drops in the water container of my diffusers, and the house is filled with a lovely scent.  I am always amazed how just a small amount o...
A View From Serenity Acres · 4d ago

MAKING MELODY TO THE LORD

     When I was a little girl, I remember very well attending church with my parents.  I was in awe of my mother's beautiful soprano voice as she sang hymns during the service.  It was the m...
A View From Serenity Acres · 1W ago

In the Afterglow

     Following Easter or any major holiday, there is always a let down of sorts.  The house needs to be cleaned if we had company, leftovers need to be put away and we resume our normal acti...
A View From Serenity Acres · 1W ago

The Depth of Despair

     For Christendom, Good Friday represents the darkest of days in the events of our Lord's journey here on earth.  Even though he spent a good deal of time trying to make the disciples awa...
A View From Serenity Acres · 3W ago

Holding Fast Our Confession

     During this time in history, we are faced with many who believe that the truth is relative.  They say, "What is true for me may not be true for you."  Likewise many believe that what th...
A View From Serenity Acres · 3W ago

A Virtue We All Need to Cultivate: Humility

     Many years ago, a singer named Mac Davis sang a song tongue in cheek that made everyone laugh.  The title was "Oh Lord It's Hard to be Humble".  The first verse went like this:  "Oh Lor...
A View From Serenity Acres · 1M ago

A Prayer Like No Other

          Perhaps no other chapter in the Bible touches my heart more than John 17.  This is known as the "high priestly prayer" of Jesus Christ our Savior.  Prayer is communication between ...
A View From Serenity Acres · 1M ago

In An Age of Contentiousness

     Most people have heard of "The Dark Ages" or "The Age of Enlightenment", but if I were to name our current time period, I would have to call it "The Age of Contentiousness".  Never have...
A View From Serenity Acres · 1M ago

Taking Care of the Body

     Some years ago, my husband along with our son-in-law, went to see the human body exhibit at the MOSI science center in Tampa.  People have donated their bodies to science and through th...
A View From Serenity Acres · 2M ago

Great Faithfulness in an Age of Broken Promises

     If there is one character trait I admire more than any other,  it is "faithfulness".  How rare it is any more to find relationships whether friendship or marriage where both are committ...