October 2020 October was a good month – I think partly because it’s my birthday month! My favorite color is OCTOBER! Our son and girlfriend came and stayed with us for a few days as they explored the area around Upstate SC. While they were here, the tiny house village had a Low Country Boil… [Read More]
LOVE – the Second Week of Advent
All We Need Is Love ♫ But, is it? What we need is Truth, spoken in LOVE. But love by itself? Can get us in a world of trouble. If my dear grandmother Emily hadn’t spoke truth in love to me thirty-seven years ago I would probably still be slopping around in the pig pen…. [Read More]
HOPE – the first week of Advent
Celebrate Advent! We don’t have one of those clever Advent calendars with chocolate candy or felt figures but we do have a December calendar and know it is the beginning of the Great Advent of Jesus Christ. Two thousand plus years ago, a baby was born in Bethlehem – not any baby, mind you, but… [Read More]
Overwhelmed by Christmas?
Today is true confessions! Because of changes in our family dynamics, Christmastime presents a struggling of heart. Why do things have to change? I don’t have, nor do I expect, an answer to that question. Our two sons live in South Florida and both have jobs which don’t allow for holiday travel – in other words,… [Read More]
Quietude: December 10, 2017
The quiet hour of prayer is one of the most favorable opportunities He has in which to speak to us seriously. In quietude and solitude before the face of God our souls can hear better than at any other time. O.Hallesby When He gives quietness, who then can make trouble? Job 34.29 On Sonday’s… [Read More]
Quietude: December 3, 2017
The quiet hour of prayer is one of the most favorable opportunities He has in which to speak to us seriously. In quietude and solitude before the face of God our souls can hear better than at any other time. O.Hallesby When He gives quietness, who then can make trouble? Job 34.29 On Sonday’s I… [Read More]
quietude: december 4 2016
The second Sonday of Advent is LOVE! Today, the love candle will be lit. Today, Advent sermons will be preached and stories will be told. Love, the mightiest force of human kind. The Bible tells us God LOVED the world so much that He sent His only Son, His one and only beloved Son – so… [Read More]
tasty tuesday: all things Christmas!
How can it be? In two days it will be the month of Christmas! For some it’s the most wonderful time of the year. For some, the saddest. But, for those of us who believe that the Lord Jesus Christ is the beloved Son of God – regardless of worldly circumstances, it is the Advent… [Read More]