WOW! It's December 4th! The end of another year is upon us! And, Christmas time is here again! Which means the Christmas decorations have been rummaged through and placed in noteworthy positions in the home, parties penciled in on the calendar, and Christmas vacations arranged. Yet, I find peace and joy not in the activity … Continue reading Join the Genealogy of Life
As you know, fall is my favorite time of the year: From the changing colors of leaves falling to the ground, a variety of pumpkins, from Cinderella, to Baking strewn everywhere, and hot drinks and fur-lined boots for that gnat-less, cooler air. And smack dab in the middle of it all, I get to celebrate … Continue reading Seasons Come & Seasons Go
Gary Thomas wrote Holy Available to explain Christianity is a present power, and not a mere historical reality, because we offer the parts of our bodies—our eyes, mouths, ears, minds, hands and feet, and hearts as tools for God’s service. His point is, you can make a tremendous difference in this world for Christ. Our … Continue reading Whom do we bring?
My focus on this September Fast (through the first week of October) of “no dairy, no sugar” is about discipline. It’s about fighting to win. Bringing my thoughts and actions into subjection to the King of Kings and Lord of Lords. In the Christian race, we aren’t matched against opponents but rather we “compete” against … Continue reading Agonizing Discipline
It was time, past time! Time to trim the hedges. A job that I didn’t mind so much when the hedges were small. But now after 2 ½ years of growth, it takes more manpower (or in my case womanpower 😉) to get the job done. So, while my husband mowed, I took the electric … Continue reading Gnat Affliction!
My son visited our home a little over 2 years ago. So, you can imagine my delight when he announced he would be in the area again and could quite possibly come for supper! My mind started running through the old recipes; a perfect opportunity to bake and enjoy some fun foods and fabulous desserts! … Continue reading A Black Cake Coming Right Up!
In my younger years, I certainly didn’t give it a thought concerning the amount of sugar I consumed, daily. Struggling with aches and pains was very common. The leg pain that was so uncomfortable through the day, tormented my nights. In addition, migraines came calling quite frequently. I lived on acetaminophen and ibuprofen, as well … Continue reading Lessons Learned