“Your carrots look really good,” my mom said as she looked out my kitchen window. Ah yes, two lacy green rows of baby carrot tops all in a straight row – nice and thick. “Yes, I bought my seeds from the local hardware store,” I said. “Only paid fifty-two cents for a half scoop of … More Too Much Green in My Garden?
“Once I cut down the weeds, I found that the ground was red with wild strawberries. I guess you’d call them a hidden blessing.” As this dear man shared his testimony in Sunday school a few weeks back, my husband replied, “That will preach!” Hidden blessings: How many blessings are hidden from our lives because … More Hidden Blessings
Ah, gardening! I love my garden. I love looking at it out my kitchen window- neat straight rows of healthy plants, and as of yesterday morning, no weeds! What a glorious sight! I’ve trimmed down the size this year, mostly because of my husband’s accident. The garden is mainly my job, but Tom usually tills it in … More Heavenly Homeland Security
As I observe the times in which we live, I sense almost a dread at the shocking reality of Christian beliefs. Our times are filled with Christianity, in all shapes and sizes. Some churches which would place themselves under the umbrella of Christianity deny that Jesus is even God’s Son. To me, that is a shocking … More Shocking Reality
For better for worse? For richer or poorer? In sickness and in health? Do we really think all those situations through when we say them? I don’t think so, and I don’t think we can. I can’t help thinking about some of the newer versions of the wedding vows, like the one that says, “as … More Well done, thou good and faithful servant
Exodus 4:2-4 And the LORD said unto him, “What is that in thine hand?” And he said, “A rod.” And he said, “Cast it on the ground.” And he cast it on the ground, and it became a serpent; and Moses fled from before it. And the LORD said unto Moses, “Put forth thine hand, … More The God of the Impossibe
And Moses stretched out his hand over the sea; and the LORD caused the sea to go back by a strong east wind all that night, and made the sea dry land, and the waters were divided.Exodus 14:21 Most believers are familiar with the Biblical account which records God’s parting of the Red Sea, even … More Wet Feet
This morning, I finally filled by bird feeders. I’m so thankful that the little birdies do not have to depend upon me for their survival, because I’m not very faithful in feeding them – especially when I’ve run out of seed! But now the feeders are clean and full and there’s plenty more, not in … More Is the seed yet in the barn?
Isn’t that a beautiful sight?! Sorry it’s a little “screeny” but I took it from my kitchen window. Do you want a tour? Starting on the right side, there is asparagus that we haven’t enjoyed yet – just planted last year. Then there’s cauliflower and cabbage, five rows of potatoes, a new row of beans … More The Most Beautiful Impossible Weed
Well, after three days of weeding, I can see my garden again! The old grey mare just can’t work as long as she used to! I have to admit, that I wonder why I do this! The past few years has not been as profitable as I’d have liked, and this year doesn’t look too … More It was there all along!