Most Christians will let Hanukkah slip past their notice this week. This year, 2020, the holiday begins on the evening of the 10th of December and continues for the next eight days through Friday, December 18th. After all, what does a Jewish holiday have to say to us? A lot, actually. Gentiles should become familiar … Continue reading Lessons From Hanukkah
We've had plenty of rain in our part of the USA this summer. Now hurricane season adds more moisture to the soil - but I'm not complaining. It's better than dealing with drought, unless we get hit by a big one, as Louisiana has suffered recently. Keep them in your prayers and help if you're … Continue reading Six On Saturday: Soggy Summer
I must confess to envying the pictures of English gardens that abound in a riot of colors and blossoms. I see large swaths of your flower beds that seem to have many things blooming at the same time. They are spectacular. With a very long growing season, my Coastal South garden spreads thin its blooms … Continue reading Six on Saturday: Late Summer in the Deep South
The trees are greening up pretty quickly now. The view from our deck is a jillion shades of green, as we look into our woods beyond the fence. My husband said this week, "The Lord must love the color green, since He made so much of it." We aren't venturing out of the yard much, … Continue reading Six on Saturday: It’s Officially Spring
I usually like my mornings to be quiet, but some days I need some music. Here are a few of my favorites with a morning theme for early activity. “Lovely Day” - Bill Withers“10,000 Reasons” – Matt Redman“Good Day Sunshine” – The Beatles“Good Morning” – Mandisa and Toby Mac“When the Red, Red Robin Comes…” – … Continue reading What’s Your Morning Playlist?
Daylilies have one day to shine. One day to show what they were created to be. One glorious day. This is the day that the LORD has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it. Psalm 118:24 I pray that in this new day, this new week, you can accomplish those things that are … Continue reading Carpe Diem (short post)
(NOTE: I have edited this post several times to remove what may have been considered objectionable content. I am appalled by the violence we see daily, but primarily see it as a spiritual issue. Please read further for more explaination.) Did you know that another school shooting occurred yesterday? Of course we are saddened and … Continue reading Another Incident