Autumn binds poetry in its own withered leaves. ~Terri Guillemets “Days of trouble must be days of prayer.” –Matthew Henry How long, O Lord? Will You forget me forever? How long will You hide Your face from me? How long shall I take counsel in my soul, Having sorrow in my heart all the day?... … Continue reading Trusting
"The end of the summer is not the end of the world. Here's to October..." — A.A. Milne "What could be more exciting than an October day? It's your birthday, Fourth of July and Christmas all rolled into one." — Peggy Toney Horton Today being my birthday, and a Sunday to boot – my favorite day … Continue reading Fifty-fifth Birthday
Autumn carries more gold in its pocket than all the other seasons. ~Jim Bishop A remarkable visual of what makes me love autumn – besides pumpkins, cool weather, roasted marshmallows, hot apple cider, caramel apples with peanuts – Have you heard this before?? Sorry! This picture was taken a couple of years ago at the … Continue reading Fill My Pocket
Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall –F. Scott Fitzgerald Thoughts of trick or treating bring me back to my small, hometown. Everyone knew each other. You need not wonder if you should eat a homemade goodie that was dropped into your bag. One of the special treats I remember … Continue reading Refreshing October!
So, as promised in my Thirty Days Completed blog post . . . it has arrived . . . A small memento to Marilyn Evans for a job well done! Thanks, Marilyn, for the constant encouragement and cheering me on through the "Thirty days - no sugar or dairy." P.S. Let us know when … Continue reading Best Cheerleader Ever
I’m so glad I live in a world where there are OCTOBERS—Anne of Green Gables October has always been my favorite month. The crisp air, not to mention leaves, the hot apple cider, and pumpkins everywhere. When I was a kid, I loved trick or treating in our small town especially at the Fisher’s home … Continue reading I Was Made For October
Many are familiar with the story of Hur and Aaron holding up Moses’ hands, supporting him, while Joshua and his army fought against Amalek (Exodus 17:10-13). Israel prevailed over the army of Amalek because of the assistance of Hur and Aaron. Many of you provided the encouragement I needed for this month of no sugar … Continue reading Thirty Days Completed