Privilege is the #FiveMinuteFriday word for this week. The idea is to write for five minutes on the topic without worrying about getting everything exactly right. I try, but sometimes I go over the five minutes. Other times I edit as I write. Whatever the case, […]
God Created the World from Nothing
The Five Minute Friday prompt for this week is the word only. I have thought about it on and off this weekend, but could not seem to write. Finally, this afternoon as I was pondering the word I thought about how God is the only […]
Comfort in Familiar or Unfamiliar Surroundings
There is a comfort we find when among familiar surroundings and people. We can be ourselves without worrying if we will be accepted or not. Familiar is the word prompt for #FiveMinuteFriday. I love when my family gets together. There is familiarity because of what we […]
Applesauce, Trees and Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving is coming in two days. Just this morning I was preparing the rest of the apples for making applesauce, and I felt overwhelmed.
Silence Calls, but Do We Listen?
Sometimes I long for silence; sometimes I wish for more noise and activity. I guess it’s good to have a balance of quietness and sound. What is Silence? Does it mean there is absolutely no sound? Is it even possible to have complete […]
Autumn Days and Falling Leaves
The Autumn colors finally arrived! Last year the woods were colorful near the end of October. I had almost given up for this year. But it seems like overnight the forest bloomed with yellows, oranges and reds. I’m blessed to live in an area where […]
Rest Beside the Flowing Stream
Find time to rest in your busy schedules. Get outside to breathe fresh air. Study the sky, watch the trees. Be still, listen and refresh.
Connect to God and Friends in Our Lives
Throughout our lives we make connections with people, starting with our families. There are so many ways to connect with others and with God.
Overcome Fear and Follow Your Calling
When I first started blogging I had to overcome some fear. I wasn’t sure people would be interested in what I had to say.
Change of Seasons are a Comfort
We all experience a change of seasons in our lives. Sometimes we welcome it, other times we fear it. Often we just don’t like it.