Did you know that April is National Card and Letter Writing Month? We know, we know, it’s not the most exciting holiday of the year - there are no sing-along songs, decorations, parades, or anything. But, here at DaySpring, we think it is an important occasion that deserves to be acknowledged and celebrated. We all know that in this day and age, handwritten notes are a rarity. Many of us rely on electronic forms of communication. After all, … [Read more...] about It’s National Card & Letter Writing Month
An Easter Prayer
As we reflect on the Resurrection of Jesus, let’s take some time to praise Him and ask for even more of His Presence in our lives! Here’s a simple Easter prayer you can reflect on: Dear Jesus, Thank you for the gift of eternal salvation that we get to celebrate on Easter morning. Your love is so great! Come close to me and renew my mind to let go of everything I’ve held on to that hinders me and entangles me. I ask you to draw near to me as … [Read more...] about An Easter Prayer
The Tomb is Empty – Our Hearts are Full
The first tree budded in our yard yesterday, and my daughter was ecstatic. “Mom!” she cried. “Look how beautiful!” I was struck by the way her joy spilled over into my own heart. I stood for a moment in awe of new life. Fresh beginnings. The promise of spring made visible. As we were getting ready for Easter, a season of renewal, it was the unbridled excitement my daughter displayed that let me experience joy in a new and unexpected … [Read more...] about The Tomb is Empty – Our Hearts are Full
BLT Roll-Ups Recipe
There's something about a good old BLT (bacon, lettuce, and tomato sandwich) that just says spring. And while they're always a crowd-pleaser, they can be tricky to make ahead and serve when company comes. Well, our friend Nancy has just the ticket. With a recipe from The Living Table, by Abby Turner, she turned those fan-favorite sandwiches right into easy-to-make-ahead roll-ups! Yeah! There's even a special ingredient that we guarantee takes … [Read more...] about BLT Roll-Ups Recipe
Spring Cleaning for Your Soul
Each spring arrives in God’s perfect timing and this year is no different. The signs of spring’s arrival are promising progress! Last week the brave first flowers appeared in their beds, contrasting their pretty purple hues and dark green leaves against the dull mulch. Several mornings I awoke to the music of birds chirping loudly and the sound of squirrels skipping through branches. The refreshing sights and sounds of spring bring winter to a … [Read more...] about Spring Cleaning for Your Soul
Goodbye Winter. Hello Spring.
The flowers are springing up, the season of singing birds has come, and the cooing of turtledoves fills the air. Song of Solomon 2:12 NLT Spring is such an amazing time of year. It’s a time when billions upon billions of plants—everything from trees and bushes to flowers and even the tiniest little blades of grass—begin to cover the earth, bringing with it a sense of hope and renewal. And, it’s even more amazing when we consider that it was … [Read more...] about Goodbye Winter. Hello Spring.