Published August 6th, 2012 by

Mondays seem especially difficult. I notice the emptiness more for some reason and my heart is especially heavy today. So instead of eating, I write. The TV blares behind me…

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Published August 5th, 2012 by

We are building houses day by day Included in our life of eat, sleep and play. Our food is the lumber that we choose And the best of materials must…

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Published August 3rd, 2012 by

Because our generous neighbor continually shared the bounty from her pear tree, I had to come up with ways of using the things. You can only eat so many pears.…

Read More Mincemeat Memories

Published August 1st, 2012 by

“Before she got all gussied up, she looked as plain as a turnip.” crowed the old woman. She didn’t have much of an opinion of our locally grown celebrity. Her…

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Published August 1st, 2012 by

According to the experts, several things have to line up before God is able to give a yes answer to our prayers. I always think of a NO as God…

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Published August 1st, 2012 by

I started out so sure of the Christ path I would take. But then it looked too difficult. My strength I had to fake. The people strange, the rules unclear,…

Read More Learning the Language

Published July 30th, 2012 by

You will need a large field, two or three or more children, and a dog or two. Mix children and dogs together in the field. Cover the scene with blue…

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Published July 30th, 2012 by

I don’t play any instruments but I love to listen to them. It is one way to praise God. Psalm 150:4-Praise Him with tambourine and [single or group] dance; praise…

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Published July 24th, 2012 by

GPS

  After a few rather scary turn-arounds, I am thinking of buying a GPS. I think it stands for global programming system but don’t quote me on that. On a…

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Published July 24th, 2012 by

  This week, I decided to treat myself to farm fresh eggs. To my dismay, I’ve had to throw at least half of them out because of blood spots in…

Read More Candle, Anyone?