Although not done for religious reasons, our family nearly always eats fish on Friday. In Arkansas, our fish came to us without monetary cost, we simply caught it in the Little Red River. Our freezer always overflowed with the catch of the weekend. Now that we are city-folk in PA, we must buy our fish at the market. Not only do we not have time to fish, the fish in the local rivers are fraught with mercury and toxins. … Read More Friday Fun Facts
This morning as we open our gifts, it brings back memories of joyful times along with tender, nostalgic thoughts. Our home is complete with Christmas feasting this morning: Cinnamon rolls, bacon, eggs, quiche, and all the Fixin’s. … Read More Merry Christmas from Blue Willow
The house smells delicious. The cookies are cooling. Getting ready to wrap them up and tie beautiful red bows on them. Today’s deliveries include our physicians’ offices, our dentist, and the nursing home floor on which my father recovers at this time. . Then tonight we have special friends coming over to sample our delicious… Read More
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“And the Glory of the Lord shall be revealed, and all flesh shall see it together…” —Isaiah 4:5 I have always loved the story of Immanuel coming to this planet. I share it more than many others in many ways, perhaps because so many of my loved ones do not see the Glory… Read More God With Us
I don’t know why these difficult times are here, but I am striving to learn from them; holding onto Joy as tightly as I possibly can… Read More Time is Filled with Swift Transition
God is truth. This changes things for me.
I pray that God will give you His perspective today on the situations of your day.… Read More A Different Perspective
These words are from one of my favorite hymns… “Hold to God’s Unchanging Hand” .
I am holding onto that Hand… From the moment I wake up in the morning, until the moment that sleep enters body, I can truly feel God’s hand on my life. I don’t know why these difficult times are here, but I am striving to learn from them; holding onto Joy as tightly as I possibly can; & Jesus… pressing into Him like never before. … Read More The Heart of Courage
“Christmas is not as much about opening our presents as opening our hearts.” _Janice Maeditere While most of my friends and family were shopping for bargains on Black Friday, I chose to stay put and put China and dishes away, organize my son’s closet (he’s away on s Duck Hunting trip) and listen to an… Read More Opening our Hearts
My ears perked up when he mentioned that there might be some “floral dishes” in there somewhere. I have been searching for Red and White Transferware for my Christmas Dinner Table for years in Thrift Shops. … Read More Jackpot On My Front Porch