The Traveling Lady Bug Purse

 Bear with me…the following is a silly story, though, in truth, a wonderful testament of how much God loves us.  I know. You’re thinking and wondering, how a silly purse can have anything to do with the love of God. Read and find out.  On my fiftieth birthday, my dear...

Urban Fiction, who knew?

I was amazed when I saw what was being called urban fiction and hearing it described as new or novel.  Sure back in the 1970’s an enterprising writer by the name of Iceberg Slim, better known as Robert Beck, broke out with his timely work, Pimp. Then in the 90’s...

Georgia, the Flower

  My grand-daughter, Georgia, is not only beautiful, but also very precious.  Two Easters ago, when she was one year old; I took her to the backyard to see the flowers. Georgia saw a daffodil, toddled up to it, cupped it in her small hands and said, “Hey” in the...

The Wonder of it All

Luke 18:16-But Jesus called the children to him and said, “Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these.  Is it any wonder that Jesus wanted to be with children and that he wanted His own followers to be...

Whose Gardening Your Life?

There are many things you do in a garden to make it beautiful and healthy. Let’s make a quick list. Weeding Pruning Digging Raking Planting Watering Fertilizing Hedging Mowing Edging Loping Spraying for bugs  That’s a lot of gardening. I like the planting best, but...

I want to see Him more!

My 7-year-old grandson enjoyed a Disney movie the other day. After it was over, Walt Disney came on to talk about the film. Kiley, his mom~ my eldest daughter~ :-)~ mentioned to Eli that the man speaking was Walt Disney, the creator of Disneyland.  “What?” Eli said....

Sad Souls

Why so downcast, oh my soul? Psalm 43:5                      A lovely group of women and I are studying the truths that lay so beautifully written between the pages of Dee Brestin’s book, The God of all Comfort.  One young lady, Edna, said, “I can’t wait till we are...

Parenting and Grand parenting

 Our hope is that our children will do everything better than we did.  Case in point.  I’m a better Grandparent than I was a parent. It was very hard for me to let my children be unhappy. And they knew it. Kids are smart…and naughty.  Last night, Charlet, Kiley’s...

WORK or Work?

                        I’ve worked the majority of my life as most of you probably have. I really don’t mind it either, though I have dreamed of leisurely days and no money worries. Have you ever thought what you would do if you didn’t work? Would you play with your...

Oh worry, worry, worry, worry…

Have you seen that commercial where the little dog is worried about his bone? He can’t sleep…he tosses and turns in his little doggie bed and in the background the song “Trouble” by Ray LaMontagne is playing. Trouble…Trouble, trouble, trouble, troubleTrouble been...

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