Devotionals

Thankful for the Thorns (and the storms I never see)

   I’ve been thinking about Thanks giving and have been thanking the LORD for His timing, for His intervention, for His wise provision and for the storms I never see.  I was browsing my mails and as I was reading a few lines from a list mail from Nancy...
Family In the Kitchen Potpourri

Thanksgiving prepping…

The Thanksgiving preparations are underway at our house… the different breads have been cooked and cubed and are drying in preparation for the dressing in a couple of days.  I made cranberry relish (finely chopped cranberries, oranges and sugar) and it’s in the fridge melding.  Yep, melding… it’s the...
Society The Church Today

You just gotta wonder… that 7 day challenge

I don’t know about this one.  I mean, I know about this – and read the article and listened to the challenge and I think I ‘get’ what he’s trying to accomplish and the point he’s trying to drive home – but I’m just really wondering about the sheer...
CSA Family my story

a conversation

  So, tell me about you.  And thus began a very long conversation.  Have you ever asked someone that?  I mean asked them and really meant to be asking the question bcz you really wanted to know — and not for information’s sake but for love – that’s all,...
Devotionals Political stuff

O, what is upon us?

I’ve been pretty wrapped up these past days.  Our grandchildren had been with us for ten days and then this week has brought an amazing reuniting with a cousin I haven’t seen for over 40 years — I cannot even believe it though I’ve had a couple of days...
my story

What’s on your schedule for this week…

I have a sweet friend who routinely asks me: What’s on your schedule for this week?  and I usually proceed to tell her something like: Hmmm… just the usual;  housekeeping, gardening, baking and schooling… and then I may tell of the significant event of the week or whatever.  And,...
Family Potpourri

boys.

So,I forgot that on election night our boys had a soccer (I know, Timothy:  futbol!!) game and Sam was playing and in a close and exciting match there was a bit of fancy footwork and an ensuing fall… and he came up with a broken finger.  I attempted to...