Most of you know that Thanksgiving is my MOST FAVORITE holiday. I love Thanksgiving! It is a beautiful holiday that can be celebrated by anyone. I love the season that Thanksgiving falls in, all the colors and the cool temps, and the history of Thanksgiving. The other day I was challenged by a devotion I … Continue reading Outrageous Thankfulness
A few weeks back we had returned to Wisconsin to clean and sort through what remained of my mother's belongings. Piles were made to get rid of, or go through/split up. It's hard to put into words sorting through your parent's belongings. I would just have to say it was deeply emotional and very personal. … Continue reading Broken Vessels
Is God not good when he gives you a "friend with a sword"? Today I was completely blessed by a friend's words as given to her by the Holy Spirit. we fight similar battles for our children. "Our reality is not determined by the lies of the evil one, the siren of hopelessness and despair. … Continue reading Friends with Swords
Common uses of mustard are: cracked and used as a seasoning or pickling spicepowdered for use in dishes and rubsprepared as a condiment for sandwiches and dishesoil to add to dishes as well Pardon me Image by Shutterbug75 from Pixabay Mustard made its pasty way to American in the 1700s. People enjoyed a spicy, strong … Continue reading Flustered by Mustard Part 2
I've been reading in the book of Esther. I am only to the 3rd chapter, but I have to say the one theme that jumps out at me is obedience. Esther was adopted into Mordecai's family, after the death of her parents. Later, Esther was chosen to be one of MANY young virgin girls to … Continue reading Obedience
I live surrounded by cattle. Each spring, once the prairie grass has grown, the cattle arrive at the fields around me. Usually mid-late May they take up residence. One by one cattle trailers arrive. They back into the field, swing open the trailer doors, and groups of cattle are let out. It's a pretty exciting … Continue reading Cattle and Fences
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In my morning devotional, it was asking me if I was resting. I had a good chuckle because the devotional had no idea I am 48 and raising my grandchild. So, YES devotional, I am tired! The devotional told a story about a produce farmer. He was busy arranging the produce and farm goods. A … Continue reading Are You Resting?
For my grandson's birthday, we got him a little Fisher-Price dump truck. It has 2 pretend boulders, a driver, and an interactive dump lever. Along with all that comes battery-powered noise. The dump truck makes a backing-up sound, idling sound, horn honk, the driver figure says something, and then a song "When You Have A … Continue reading Do Your Best
Bacon. Bacun. Rasher. Backe. All words used from around the world, throughout time to describe salted pork belly. Delicious, would describe how it tastes. I'm not alone in this love affair for bacon. I bet you enjoy bacon too. That crisp salty slice of pork right next to your eggs and toast. On top of … Continue reading Bacon