One Word for 2018

  One Word for 2018 Tuesday, January 9, 2018 As I thought about what word should characterize 2018, the word refocus nudged itself ahead of all the other words floating around in my brain. The more I thought about this word, the more I realized that I not only need to refocus, I want to…

Psalm 25:4

Saturday, November 11, 2017 Today I simply wanted to share this photo with you and the verse of Psalm 25:4. We have many choices as to the paths we take in life. Yet, there is a stark difference in the overall outcome between choosing the broad paths verses the narrow path (Matthew 7:13-14). My prayer…

God’s Goodness

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 “Mom, will you read this?” my oldest daughter asked. “Sure, just let me know when you’re ready.” She pushed her computer my direction. “I’m ready.” I pulled the computer closer and began to read. When I finished, I started over and read her document a second time. She had no idea…

Blogger Recognition Award

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 Recently I received a Blogger Recognition Award from Elizabeth who writes about her adventurous farm life at http://dandelionsacre.com. I am honored that my writing is deemed worthy to be nominated for any award, and sincerely want to thank Elizabeth for taking the time to read my posts and for her nomination.…

Courage to Face Giants

Friday, July 21, 2017 In preparation to meet his opponent David stooped to collect five stones from the streambed. His stride never faltered as he crossed the Valley of Elah and the outline of his adversary came into clearer view. Neither did he utter thoughts of retreat, nor vocalize fear as he neared Goliath and…

Not My Day

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 Although he was to my left and some distance away, I could clearly see him. “What is that guy doing?” I asked mainly to myself. “I mean, the dude just caught ANOTHER fish! What is that? Like, number five?” Longing to feel the bump indicating a bite, I stared at my pole…

My Heart by Julie Manning- A Book Review

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 This month’s B & H book review focuses on Julie Manning’s story titled My Heart. A partial snapshot of the back cover: Who is Julie Manning? The back cover of her book also includes a mini-bio, which is where these descriptive words derive from: “Julie Manning is a wife to her beloved…