Winning Wednesday Winner

And the winner of this week’s Winning Wednesday A beautiful book … Seasons of Solace   by Janelle Shantz Hertzler is Martha Merritt Tousley of Phoenix, Arizona.  Congratulations Martha, please email me your mailing address.    And if you didn’t win … do yourself a favor and order a copy for…

Continue Reading

Time for Some Food

This is random … rarely post recipes, but it’s been a kitchen morning, so here they are. My husband is gone for the weekend – snowmobiling with friends. When he’s gone, I generally don’t cook much – don’t ask me why, my two teenage sons live here and last night…

Continue Reading

The Record Player

My stern, religious upbringing had many rules – only certain clothes could be worn, no TV, radio or even organized sports. All the rules didn’t work well with an inquisitive child that constantly asked, “Why?” I formed some tough views about God, seeing him as harsh and judgmental. I rebelled…

Continue Reading

Friday!

Fridays are famous … we all love them, don’t we?    (know anyone that doesn’t?) There’s a popular restaurant named for Friday – T.G.I.F. There are special rules for Friday: Some businesses allow causal dress on Fridays.  Some people get the day off, or at least leave a few hours…

Continue Reading

Sunday Saying

Three sayings this week … I like this one because I constantly need to be reminded that I can’t do everything in life. You can do anything, but not everything. – David Allen I had to do this one in honor of the Olympics and Wayne Gretzky’s role in the…

Continue Reading

Patience = Serenity

Patience – it’s something we all need.  If we don’t have patience – we add immeasurable stress to our lives and the lives of others around us.  Sometimes we don’t even realize the lack of patience we have with certain people or in certain situations. We act or react the…

Continue Reading

Sunday Saying

All the great spiritual leaders in history were people of hope. Abraham, Moses, Ruth, Mary, Jesus, Rumi, Gandhi, and Dorothy Day all lived with a promise in their hearts that guided them toward the future without the need to know exactly what it would look like. Let’s live with hope.…

Continue Reading

Ask – Seek – Knock

In the ancient book of Matthew, the author mentions “Asking, Seeking and Knocking.” We usually look at this as something we do to connect with God … and/or to ask him for favors. Have you ever thought about the fact that this could be a suggestion on how to interact…

Continue Reading