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Coffee Cup Friends is Closing its Doors

posted by Cinda On January - 31 - 2018ADD COMMENTS

It’s been an awesome run for Coffee Cup Friends but we’re no longer going to be online after February. We’re closing our doors. So, if there are any articles or links you want to keep in your personal files, now is the time to copy and save them. Soon, they won’t be here. We have […]

A Special Word to Our Friends

posted by Cinda On September - 15 - 2015ADD COMMENTS

Janet and I began Coffee Cup Friends in 2005 as a creative way to share life with our families and friends. Never in our wildest dreams did we believe it would go into so many countries around the world and touch the lives of so many. God is awesome good! Janet later moved on to pursue other venues that she […]

Love: A Variation on a Theme

posted by Cinda On July - 3 - 2013ADD COMMENTS

If I live in a house of spotless beauty with everything in its place, but have not love, I am a housekeeper ~ not a homemaker. If I have time for waxing, polishing and decorative achievements but have not love, my children learn of cleanliness not godliness. Love leaves the dust in search of a […]

Seeking God

posted by Cinda On July - 3 - 2013ADD COMMENTS

“You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart.” Jeremiah 29:13 I flopped down onto the couch with a plate of nachos and a contented sigh. My three-and-a-half month old daughter, comfortable with a full belly and an empty diaper, rocked gently in her swing nearby. “Thank you, Lord”, […]


Parts 1: Knowing God Part 2: God’s Relationship with Israel Part 3: Israel Prophesied Part One: Knowing God I think you will agree, that (for most of us) our daily lives are bombarded with too many “things”, too many responsibilities, and sometimes, our priorities get way out of order. We’re usually up early, hurried to […]

Prayer Basics

posted by Cinda On June - 26 - 2013ADD COMMENTS

Commands to Pray According to God’s Word “Pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests.” Ephesians 6:18 “Keep on praying for all the saints.” Ephesians 6:18 “Let everyone who is godly pray to You.” Psalm 32:6 “Pray for the peace of Jerusalem.” Psalm 122:6 “Pray for those who persecute […]

This I Know

posted by Cinda On June - 26 - 2013ADD COMMENTS

I know not by what methods rare, But this I know, God answers prayer. I know that He has given His Word, Which tells me prayer is always heard, And will be answered, soon or late. And so I pray and calmly wait. I know not if the blessing sought Will come in just the […]

My Joy and Delight

posted by Cinda On June - 26 - 2013ADD COMMENTS
Rachel Elizabeth

Holiness is being so happy in God that sin loses all appeal. – Unknown Rachel squeals with laughter as I run my fingers along her ribs. Her eyes scrunch into half-moons of delight and her cheeks flush pink as we play on the floor. Never in my life have I seen such an exquisitely happy […]

The Backseat Driver

posted by Cinda On June - 26 - 2013ADD COMMENTS

“Jesus never measured His life by how or where He was of the greatest use. God places His saints where they will bring the most glory to Him, and we are totally incapable of judging where that may be.” – Oswald Chambers “Christian contentment is the direct fruit of having no higher ambition than to […]

Showers of Blessings

posted by Cinda On June - 26 - 2013ADD COMMENTS

Complete strangers can unite in a split second when the occasion of a sneeze demands the chorus of response “Bless you!” You may be surprised to discover the roots of this age-old custom. Dr. John D. Garr* says, “The ancients believed that something really happened when they spoke a blessing. They understood that the God […]