sea of Glass reflections of God's Love

A Christian Lifestyle Blog by Peggy Medberry

How to Save Money on Black Friday

Black Friday is coming. The most horrendous shopping day of the year. A time where crowds of people trample each other to save a few dollars on a big screen television. I am not much of a Black Friday shopper. More Cyber Monday for me.  But invariably SOMEONE in my...
surviving the holidays

4 ways to Experience the Holidays

The Holidays have gotten so huge and complicated. The shopping, Black Friday, Cyber Monday. Light displays that rival Chevy Chase's Christmas Vacation. There are traditions and family issues to tiptoe around.  There are neighbors and friends and parties. We see...
gift from my father

A Perfect Christmas Gift From My Father

"Get up! I have something I want you to see!" It was 4:30 am on Christmas morning and my father and mother were standing by my bed. Normally it would be my brother and me waking them up, but this time was different. I was seven and my brother, Mike was nine. I...
All things are possible with God

All Things are Possible with God

I have so much to do. So many things I want to do and a zillion things I need to do. But I have excuses. Maybe good ones. But they are nevertheless, excuses.  I'm tired. I'm busy. I'm sick, in pain, lazy. It's too hot, cold, not enough money, education. There is...
be determined

If You Want to Achieve Your Dreams You have to Keep Going

We all have something we want to do. Or certainly, there have been times in your life when you had a dream.  Sometimes the dream is simple like buy a house, or get a new car, or a great job. Maybe you want to get married, have children, have the dream career, travel....
God never changes

God Never Changes

With everything that is going on in the world today - there is one thing that I can take comfort in -- God never changes. Politics can change, my finances can change. My body changes as I grow older. But God never changes. Yes, but God is mysterious and we don't know...
walking uphill

The Lord is My Strength and My Shield

The Lord is my strength and my shield. I need to remind myself of this.  There are days when everything I have to do is basically pushing a rock up a hill. A really steep hill. The effort is almost too great for me. The journey is just taking too long. Does it have to...
Be Thankful for what you have!

Be Thankful – Today!

No matter what is facing you today - Be thankful. There is so much that God does for us every day. And I know that I spend a lot of time focusing on what I don't have instead of what I do have!  I have a lovely home. My family is healthy. My bills are paid. I have...
Let God Have your to-do list

Let God have Your To-do List

The dreaded to-do list. It grows by the minute. By the hour. It is so easy to beat ourselves up when we don't accomplish everything on that never-ending to-do list. But things happen. Illness, cars break down, a family member needs your attention. Life doesn't just...

Gotta Have Stuff Blues

I have the Gotta-have-stuff blues. I want so many things. Financial security. A cleaner house. A healthy body.  I would also like a new couch, new car and a month-long trip to Hawaii, too. I do want things. Some days I look around and just wish - things were...