A Simple Country Christmas

Families tend to develop traditions as to how they spend Christmas and surprisingly those ‘patterns’ can remain for quite a number of years. Growing up in a large family, we had traditions at Christmas that many of us still talk about today. Perhaps your family has routines or traditions that repeat every year as well. […]

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Joy… Peace… Hope…..Where?

Just this past week I was standing in the checkout lane at a large supermarket. There were two women in front of me loudly talking with each other about what I would describe as “the horrors of Christmas”! They were first talking about the presents they had bought for their children thus far, and both […]

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Childhood Daydreams

Did you attend Kindergarten? I know many did, some didn’t and simply started school in the first grade. Some had half-day Kindergarten, but I remember well that I had full-day Kindergarten, starting just shortly after I turned five years old. I also remember that most of Kindergarten was okay….. although there was one part of […]

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The Hardest Part Of Faith Is…..

We sure have become an “instant society.” There has been a technology ‘explosion’ going on for awhile now, and some say we will be amazed where it leads! But have you noticed as I have, as things like instant messaging and other technologies that allow people to accomplish more faster than ever, many say they […]

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In Everything…..

Once again we made it to Thanksgiving week! I know many would say that Thanksgiving is their favorite holiday of the whole year….. family, friends, food, football! And don’t forget the day after Thanksgiving! Personally, I try to never go to any store on that day….. I know that millions of people love it….. I guess….. but […]

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Dormant ….. Or Dead?

It seems like many people say fall is their favorite season of the year! I am not part of that group. I am all about SPRING! (In case anyone was wondering, as of today, it is only 126 days until spring!) Part of the reason I don’t like fall is, I don’t enjoy the darkness and short […]

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