But I’m stuck like a dope with a thing called hope, and I can’t get it out of my heart! Cockeyed Optimist by Rodgers & Hammerstein (South Pacific) This past Sunday was the first Sunday of Advent – in our church we lit the candle of HOPE, ushering in the Christmas season when we celebrate… [Read More]
…for in Him we live and move and have our being. Acts 17:28 The Heavenly View Book Club recently read The Shack, by William Paul Young – I have read this book three times and each time something else jumps off the page and hits me in the heart in a profound way. The story… [Read More]
November 11, 1982 until now!
When all is said and done, it’s the little things that make our world the way we want it to be. I have been pondering on the little things that I am so very grateful for. This past weekend I went to a friend’s house and it is filled with beautiful antiques and loveliness! When… [Read More]
October 14, 2010 ♫ Happy Birthday to me ♫ Today had a surreality to it. Sixty years ago today, on a Saturday, I came into the world. Backside first and folded in half, all nine pounds of me. My poor mother! In all seriousness, she almost lost her life giving birth to me and I… [Read More]
September 26 The Sharpshooter left today for Fort Shenandoah and the national meet of the N-SSA. So funny to watch him get ready to load up the truck. He did make a list this time because, you see, I told him I wouldn’t meet him in Washington D.C. with his uniforms. Of course I can’t… [Read More]
Found this great recipe on allrecipes.com, submitted by Elena. Thanks, Elena! Just put everything into your slow-cooker, and turn it on! INGREDIENTS: 1 pound shredded, cooked chicken 1 (15 oz) can whole peeled tomatoes, mashed 1 (10 oz) can enchilada sauce 1 medium onion, chopped 1 (4 oz) can chopped green chile peppers 2 cloves… [Read More]
It was a busy Thanksgiving morning, my mother-in-law, my husband and I were in the kitchen doing holiday things when the phone rang. For as long as I live I will remember that call. My dear friend’s son had been heinously murdered in West Palm Beach, FL. I ran to the building adjacent to our… [Read More]