Author: Melody Vaughn

A MORE COLORFUL CHRISTMAS? Christmas Eve, 1967. An overly-excited little blond boy lies wide-awake in his bed. Sleep simply won’t visit. He scampers down the hallway into his little sister’s room. Somehow, Monica’s already dreaming of dancing dolls and sugar plums, so brother slips silently into the...

If we are so careless about thanking God for our blessings, how much more care should we give to thanking God for our burdens? (Pastor Benjamin Webb) 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 Rejoice always,  pray without ceasing,  give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in...

THE JOY OF THANKS-LIVING "In everything give thanks; for this is God's will for you in Christ Jesus." 1 Thessalonians 5:18 We've arrived at the best time of the year – the Thanksgiving/Christmas season. I just love being with family and friends… enjoying great food, great fellowship, and...

Inspired Heart You are holding a cup of coffee when someone comes along and bumps into you or shakes your arm, making you spill your coffee everywhere. Why did you spill the coffee? "Because someone bumped into me!!!" Wrong answer. You spilled the coffee because there was coffee in your...

  MELODY'S CRANBERRY APPLE CRISP Ingredients: 3 cups chopped peeled tart apples 2 cups fresh or frozen cranberries 1 cup sugar 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour   TOPPING: 1-1/2 cups quick-cooking oats 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 1/2 cup butter, melted 1/4 cup chopped pecans Directions: ...

During these last days and months, can you honestly say, “It Is Well” with your soul? For perspective and encouragement, listen to this timely message from Melody's Pastor, Benjamin Webb.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GfXhUWj0CUU&t=1328s&fbclid=IwAR11Sa52ZwWM2hrYpB4BLeqK0jpe_je1hfKfeJJS5kYPuWduYISzUvAXsPs        ...