RECORD SNOW FOR 2012 Are you ready????? For 2012 I mean. Or, are you filled with fear and dread like most of the world. I am here to convey to you hope and excitement for the NEW YEAR. The number 12 means the government of God. He is ushering in the Kingdom of God. God… [Read More]
This Christmas season my prayer for my loved ones, myself, and all of you is that our satisfaction and fulfillment are found in none other than Christ Alone, our Hope of Glory. There is no gift, no amount of money, no feel-good emotion, no want-to, no career, nor achievement that can fill us with True… [Read More]
Does this photo bother anyone else? These mom’s are sitting at a child’s playground while their children are playing.
1/2 lb Italian sausage, turkey sausage, brats, or your choice of links! 1 onion, chopped 3 carrots, chopped 2 stalks celery, chopped 1/2 cup elbow macaronis or any other available pasta (needed for the starch) 1 large bay leaf tsp of dried parsley tsp of dried thyme 1/4 tsp black pepper 3 T tomato paste… [Read More]
He is only eight years and five months old (today!) but he has the heart of a much older, wiser man. A man of grace and character and I am terribly pleased he is my grandson. After our big and scrumptious Thanksgiving feast, we had planned a walk, and with our bellies full and hearts light… [Read More]
My favorite holiday for many reasons. no gift expectations breaking bread giving thanks counting blessings family together the smells 4-day weekend God’s grace abundance and stuffing May your Thanksgiving celebration be filled with gratitude and joy. Rejoicing in Hope!
Eight years ago this morning, as I stood at our bathroom mirror applying makeup and preparing to go to work – I received a phone call from a nurse in an ER in Wheeling WV. She told me that she was standing there with my husband who had a broken neck. How is that for… [Read More]
In January 2011 I was inspired by a blog on Hope for Women magazine site – someone wrote a blog about being grateful and then a challenge to keep a journal of “gratefulnesses” throughout the year. I keep a journal so I jumped right in and accepted the challenge. Being a lover of paper and… [Read More]