Believing A Lie

Does fear own you? Does is dictate how you live your life, what you do and don’t do? Does it keep you up at night replaying the what if’s of your day? Mary knew fear, and we do too. It seems to stem from outside sources, but real fear comes from within. Satan, the forerunner…

Love From The Start

As Christmas inches closer, love is on my mind. Not my love of pine branches in our living room complete with twinkling lights and glass balls. Not how much I love watching my favorite movie of the season—White Christmas—for the umpteenth time. Not the cranberry tea pot with liquid love simmering on the stove. It’s…

High and Lows

We’ve all got them, various landscapes in this thing called life. Ups and downs, mountain peaks and deep dark valleys. There’s some short stretches of flat prairie-land, times when the seasons just rolled on by without us even noticing. What I’ve found over the last few years is that I am all about the ups…

DON’T FORGET

Season 10,  “The Last Farewell” 10 Don’t Forget “Folks ain’t thinking much about Easter right now.” –Jeb Carter With the town of Walnut Grove being threatened, no one was thinking about the Carter’s Easter bunnies. The townspeople packed their covered wagons, tears filling every eye. How could anyone think of celebrating? I don’t think it’s…

What’s Standing in Your Way?

Season 9, Episode 20, “May I Have This Dance?” 9 What's Standing in Your Way? “I failed the exam on purpose. I’m going to stay in Walnut Grove and run the restaurant. And I want to marry Rachel Brown.” –Willie Oleson A crossroads in life is often the time when we realize where we’re headed…

HANDING OVER THE KEYS

Season 5, Episode 10 , “Men Will Be Boys” 5 Handing Over the Keys “From now on you’ll be treated like men.” –Jonathan Garvey There comes a time in every young man’s life when he’s ready to be treated like a man. It’s usually sooner than we parents expect and we are faced with teenagers…

Gratitude—Don’t Miss It

Season 4, Episode 20, “A Most Precious Gift” 4 “We didn’t learn until years later about all the worry Ma went through. But it wasn’t important she said, because we were all blessed by the coming of Baby Grace.” Laura Ingalls If we aren’t careful we can miss the wonderful blessings God is giving us…

GIVING SPACE

Season 3, Episode 13, “Quarantine” 3 GIVING SPACE "Half Pint, the reason for this quarantine is to keep adults and children from bunching up."Charles Ingalls The current reality of COVID-19 has put many of us in an unfamiliar territory. We’ve been asked to stay home—from work, school, and apart from people. Whether you are among…

JUST ASK HIM

Season 2, Episode 6, “The Spring Dance” 2 JUST ASK HIM "Caroline, I was just waiting for you to ask me."Charles Ingalls Have you ever tried your hardest to get someone to notice you? You may have tried every idea up your sleeve with no luck at all—that special someone oblivious to your hints of…

ANYONE AND EVERYONE

Join me for Day 1 of Daily Devotionals with Wendi during our COVID-19 Shelter at Home. Every morning at 9am I'll announce the episode, watch it and bust out a devotional for you! Enjoy.

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