sea of Glass reflections of God's Love

A Christian Lifestyle Blog by Peggy Medberry

Angels We Have Heard on High

Imagine how wonderful it must have been when the angels appeared to the shepherds so long ago. Of course now, thousands of years later, we imagine angels to be cute little children with wings. However, the Bible indicates that the experience made the shepherds very...
The best Christmas gift

The Gift of Jesus

It's easy to get overwhelmed during the holidays with all the extra things you need to do. Food to make, gifts to shop for, house to clean. But I know that I need time every day to connect to the Lord in order to make it through the chaos. I need God every day. Even...

A Romantic Christmas Love Story – Devoted Heart

If you are looking for a wonderful Christmas love story, you can't go wrong with Devoted Heart. The book is a modern day retelling of the nativity story - but from the view of Joseph.  A wonderful and compelling novella, the story will sweep you up into the lives of...
Walmart and Christmas

Finding God at Walmart

It’s hard to find ANYTHING at Walmart, much less God. But I assure you, He is there. The hysteria known as the Christmas shopping season is in full swing.  With only a few days left before the biggest holiday of the year, everyone is rushing out into the maze of...
Sadness during the holidays

Dealing with Sadness During the Holidays

My oldest daughter Anna, who was born in December, died suddenly two years ago. Her loss will always be with me.  As someone told me, you don’t ever get over the death of someone dear to you, you learn to adjust to it.  Your spirit sort of absorbs the pain and it...
This is the day the Lord has made - rejoice!

Being Thankful – Every Day!

Thanksgiving reminds us to be thankful for our family, and food and all the good things we have. It's a day set aside each year for the whole country to express gratitude. But truthfully, we need to be thankful every day. Really thankful. Certainly on our good days...

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...