October is winding down. It truly is hard to believe. My favorite month of the year is gone too soon! So . . . Come, walk with me along the way Where lanes are autumn-dressed. Come, drink in all the colors fair, And let your heart be blessed. Come, see the flaming sumac plumes Lift … Continue reading Come, walk with me!
Fall, leaves, fall; die, flowers, away; Lengthen night and shorten day! Every leaf speaks bliss to me, Fluttering from the autumn tree... ~Emily Brontë Did you read “I Was Made For October? In that post I shared how October is my favorite month of the year and why. I communicated that the month of October … Continue reading Our Sorrow isn’t without Hope!
"October is crisp days and cool nights, a time to curl up around the dancing flames and sink into a good book." — John Sinor What type of book draws you in: A mystery, a romance novel, maybe a western, or an exciting biography? I like a variety, but I mostly land in books of … Continue reading October “Thanks-Living”
"There is no season when such pleasant and sunny spots may be lighted on, and produce so pleasant an effect on the feelings, as now in October." — Nathaniel Hawthorne The Psalms continue to bring light into hidden crooks of my life and wrap me in the love of my Heavenly Father. I hope you enjoy the following … Continue reading Our Hope!
Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower. ~Albert Camus Made it to the State Fair One Thing Only – Stranded in the open sea, a man was afloat on a small raft, dying without any water. His weakened and cramping body was about to collapse. His lips were parched. His eyes … Continue reading One Thing Only
The good 'ole NC State Fair is underway in Raleigh, North Carolina! Changing Seasons: Seeds of PromiseBy Patsy Clairmont October 12, 2017 There are losses and gains in every season. Some we are eager for like caramel dripping off a honey crisp apple, . . ., or hot cocoa steaming in our fireside mug. But … Continue reading Changing Seasons
"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 This picture, a vivid visual of what makes autumn "POP!" was taken at the Farmer’s Market a few years ago. A perfect place to inspect your favorite flavor of apples, scan for those yummy pecans, peruse mounds of beautifully colored Mums … Continue reading Seeing & Savoring, October!
Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall –F. Scott Fitzgerald Memories of trick or treating bring me back to my small, Louisiana hometown where you knew everyone and everyone knew you. You didn't wonder if it was safe to eat a homemade treat that had been dropped in your bag. … Continue reading Refreshing October!
I’m so glad I live in a world where there are OCTOBERS—Anne of Green Gables October has always been my favorite month - crisp air, leaves raining from the trees, colorful mums, funny scarecrows and large pumpkins. When I was a kid, I looked forward to "trick or treating" in my small town especially at … Continue reading I Was Made For October