And it came to pass, when he had made an end of speaking unto Saul, that the soul of Jonathan was knit with the soul of David, and Jonathan loved him as his own soul. ~ 1 Samuel 18:1 On October 9, my very first best friend died. Just like that, she has gone into… Continue reading I Remember Leah
Christmas started very early for me this year! Last Thursday, I got a small package from my friend, Ava. Inside was the most unique Christmas ornament I’ve ever received! It also holds special meaning for me. Here’s a picture: It’s an ornament made from an illustration in the book Farmer Boy, by Laura Ingalls Wilder!… Continue reading A Special Christmas Blessing
Sometimes, blogging is the last thing I feel like doing. I’m not crafty. I’m not witty. I’m definitely not smart. At my best, I’m just a sinner saved by grace. At my worst…well, we won’t go there. This past week was one of those weeks where I just needed to be offline. While I wasn’t… Continue reading Hodge-Podge
We began the week last Saturday (Don’t worry, I know the week really begins on Sunday. Just giving you a little back story.) with a wonderful missionary family joining us for an informal meal of pizza and salad. The Karamitros family have been in China for ten years. They have five grown children. And they… Continue reading End of a Long Week
I wanted to drop in and say thank you for praying for my friends, Donna and Audrey. They are recovering well so far. Donna has a long road to go, as her body adjusts to the new kidney. Please continue to pray that her body will not reject it in the future. Audrey posted on… Continue reading Just Saying Thanks
I’ve always known that the Lord is the answer to everything. I’ve known it in my mind, but convincing a broken heart is often much harder. Stopping the flow of tears, laying aside the heavy weight within my chest cannot be done by just “knowing”. For instance, I know my husband loves me because he’s… Continue reading Hugs from Heaven
The hardest part about ministry, in my opinion, are the good-byes. We’ve had people leave our church and those good-byes, or lack thereof, are very sad. Their spot is empty; their smiles are missed. We’ve also had to relocate ourselves, leaving precious saints of God to follow His call to a new work. Oh how… Continue reading Good Friends
Rev. 22:20 He which testifieth these things saith, Surely I come quickly. Amen. Even so, come, Lord Jesus. Well, I finished the New Testament. I’m not sure how long it took me, because I don’t follow a schedule. I just pick parts of the Bible I like and read a chapter or two or four… Continue reading I Just Can’t Wait!
Hello, friends and neighbors! I wanted to pop in and tell you about Balance and Discipline, a meme that my friend, Ava, hosts each week. I am unable to participate at this time, but I wanted to share it with you, in case you’d like to join her. To read about how it works, click… Continue reading Just Had to Share!
I just wanted to pop in and let you all know that my friend, Ava, has a great blog! Her focus is being a technological stay at home mom with Biblical values. I know her personally and am always encouraged by her sweet spirit and down to earth way. And, she has one of the… Continue reading Just Wanted to Share