Simple Fashion Secrets to Show off God.

The fashion secrets below were provided for young girls and teens. Although these thoughts can certainly be applied to all of us. So you’ve put together an outfit, is it going to show off God or yourself? God wants us to reflect Him; that is His heart concerning modesty. It is also important to pursue complete holiness in the motivations […]

Ask God to Bless You

Bruce Wilkinson released a popular book in 2000 entitled, The Prayer of Jabez.  It is based on a section of scripture found in I Chronicles 4:9-10, “Jabez was more honorable than his brothers. His mother had named him Jabez, saying, ‘I gave birth to him in pain.’ Jabez cried out to the God of Israel, […]

The Master’s Brush

Living at 10,000 feet opens one’s eyes to the benefit of embracing the incredible beauty of the 360 degree landscape of the Rocky Mountains, Denver, and its foothills. The morning sunrises alone offer the partaker the revelation of the limitless palette of colors the Heavenly Father possesses and how creative a Master Painter He is, […]

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From Bitter to Sweet: God’s Mystery and Miracle

Oh, how I love to taste the flavors of the seasons! Juicy, sweet, fruits of spring, the vine-ripened garden produce of summer and the savory, rich flavors of autumn and winter excite my taste buds. I remember as a child growing up on our farm how much I enjoyed summer’s flavors from our cherry, peach, […]

Our Redeemer Lives! Hope for Redemption in the Midst of Infertility and Loss

  Some days it’s hard to imagine that, in an alternate reality, there would be a preschooler running around our house. Our six-year-old daughter would have a younger brother or sister, and life would be infinitely different from what it is today. But for whatever reason, we lost that baby, and in the five years […]

Grace and Peace to You

Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. This is the beautiful and encouraging greeting of the Apostle Paul in most of his thirteen letters that are part of our New Testament. Four of the letters—Ephesians, Colossians, Philemon, and Philippians—are known as the Prison Epistles. The “grace and peace” […]

SHINE Apothecary Boutique

Welcome to SHINE’s Apothecary Boutique where you can sample some luscious homemade recipes by some of our favorite SHINE ladies! If you are looking for some fun recipes to make for yourself or as gifts for friends and family—you have come to the right place! Try these sense-sational recipes! Fabulous Foot Scrub by Millie Clopine Ingredients: 1 cup […]

A Banquet Beckons – Part 1

Let’s go shopping! When given that invitation, what image enters your mind? A large shopping mall? A quaint boutique or eclectic fashion mart? Are you seeking bargains at a yard sale? Or is a flea market more your style? Today, especially in the United States, our shopping opportunities are limitless. In spite of all these […]

A Strong Woman Versus a Woman of Strength

A strong woman works out every day to keep her body in shape… but a woman of strength kneels in prayer to keep her soul in shape… A strong woman isn’t afraid of anything… but a woman of strength shows courage in the midst of her fear… A strong woman won’t let anyone get the […]