Let me tell you about a gift I was given on Sunday, June 26, 2022! As my husband and I sat in our church service on our 41st Wedding Anniversary, and the day we were ending our Celebratory Fast, a woman from our choir stepped forward to sing special music. She ministered beautifully in a … Continue reading Celebratory Fast Ending!
Being so different and incredibly young, we were both filled with stubborn pride. He found it hard to apologize while I was the one saying “sorry.” Yet, he forgave quickly, while I was the one holding a grudge. We were sputtering and spiraling, but God had other plans. The Bible says, “two are better than … Continue reading Celebratory Fast “Take 4”
At times we feel annoyed, and then there are times my husband and I are totally maddened! Living in the country especially during the summer months, the gnats torment us with every outside endeavor. We feel as though a remnant of the plagues of Egypt is visiting us. 😉 Nevertheless, we have found an even … Continue reading Celebratory Fast “Take 3”
Summer classes began today at the college where my husband is on staff and serves as part of the faculty as well. And as I mentioned in my previous post, my Wedding Anniversary is at the end of the month and my husband declared his desire to participate in a “fast” leading up to the … Continue reading Celebratory Fast “Take 2”
A couple of cool facts about the month of June which you undoubtedly know. The longest day of the year occurs on either June 21st or 22nd.June is known as a great month to get married. And so, we did! Forty-One years ago, at the end of the month! I am a bit in shock … Continue reading A Celebratory Fast
Today has been a celebration of all that the Lord Jesus, Our Sacrificial Lamb, accomplished on our behalf! It was also a celebration for me “Ending my 47 days of ‘no dairy, no sugar’ Fast.” This day of celebration began with scrambled eggs, a cinnamon chip scone and coffee! A special treat: The hubby and … Continue reading This Day of Celebration!
This is supposed to be my last day of “no dairy, no sugar” fast for the month of March which I extended until Easter: Resurrection Sunday, April 17, 2022. I am a bit disappointed for it to come to an end because I do not want to fall back into old habits in thinking or … Continue reading Life Beyond the Grave (Day 47)
I asked Siri to explain what Good Friday means – the Friday before Easter Sunday, on which the Crucifixion of Jesus Christ is commemorated in the Christian Church. And as it has been asked before what good is there in a day of crucifixion? This horrific day, which was like no other day that has … Continue reading Good Friday (Day 46)
Beautiful gardens have always captured my attention. There is something peaceful in shaded gardens of trees and flower lined paths where a person can find renewal from the hustle and bustle of the world. Jesus and his followers regularly got away to the Mount of Olives. It is there we enter the Garden of Gethsemane. … Continue reading A Garden of Grief (Day 45)
I love to be outside when the temperature is agreeable. Today, I spent most of the morning working in flower beds and cleaning pollen from my front porch. A nice breeze blew gently, and it felt pleasant … until noon. But while outside, I began thinking of Jesus and His disciples in the Garden late … Continue reading Oh! How beautiful is He! (Day 44)