Canada Geese on my pond "Be still before the Lord and wait patiently for him ..." ~ Psalm 37:7 ~ "Be patient with everyone, but above all with thyself. I mean, do not be disheartened by your imperfections, but always rise up with fresh courage." ~ Francis de Sales ~ "Great works are ... Read More about Sabbath Keeping ~ Patience
this little light of mine was purchased at a consignment shop. Sometimes Most times I feel so out of the loop it's a very real struggle to pull up the ole woman bloomers and get on with it. "It" being everything, of course. On November 5, here, I wrote Dave a letter; ... Read More about Major, but short, Whine. You Have Been Warned
Today is Gina's birthday and her present was mailed earlier in the week but I called her this morning to say happy birthday and then chin wag. During the course of conversation we started talking about "self-care"...as in what are you doing FUN for your birthday. Her answer is just about everyone's ... Read More about The trouble with life is…it’s SO daily!
"Wouldn't this old world be better, If the folks we met would say: I know something good about you, And then treat us just that way! Wouldn't things be more pleasant If the good that's in us all, Were the only thing about us, That folks bothered to recall! Wouldn't ... Read More about I KNOW SOMETHING GOOD ABOUT YOU!
Do you think Joseph and Mary had their entire lives planned? Do you think they talked about their wedding day, where they would live, how many children they would have, what they would name them? Then God showed up and everything changed. Do you think Mary wanted to be Mary? During the New ... Read More about Sabbath Keeping ~ God Showed Up
"You keep track of all my sorrows. You have collected all my tears in your bottle. You have recorded each one in your book." ~ Psalm 56:8 ~ "I will not say: do not weep; for not all tears are evil." ~ Tolkien ~ "Tears come from the heart and not from the brain." ~ da Vinci ~ "There is a ... Read More about Sabbath Keeping
"For I, the Lord, do not change..." ~ Malachi 3:6 ~ "Everybody thinks of changing humanity and nobody thinks of changing himself." ~ Leo Tolstoy ~ "...just as you do not analyze the words of someone you love, but accept them as they are said to you, accept the Word of Scripture and ponder it in ... Read More about Sabbath Keeping – Change
The ennui of last week has thankfully passed and Saturday past was spent doing farm work. Late that afternoon, Rebekah called and said, "Let's go to the Grange rib dinner and then to Seussical the Musical. Both sounded good to me so off we went, first to the Grange where Miss Lightweight had ... Read More about Dinner and Theatre in Blackstone, VA
For the longest time, years in fact, grief was my constant companion and every waking moment a sucker punch to the gut, breath caught between teeth as I struggled with the "new normal" (oh, how I hate that term!) of not having you at my side. Oh how I miss hearing, "How's everything down at the barn ... Read More about Dear Dave,
"The Lord looks down from heaven on the children of man to see if there are any who understand, who seek after God." ~ Psalm 14:2 ~ "Everyone wants to go to heaven but no one wants to die." "Heaven on earth...not a place to find but a decision to make." "I would not give one moment of heaven for ... Read More about Sabbath Keeping