Yes, I am in a Relationship

“Looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith…”  Hebrews 12:2 Growing up I was so afraid of hell, that I actually wished I’d never been born. Daily, I was tormented with the thought of the rapture, and being left behind.   I knew God’s promises but for some reason they didn’t apply to me.  It…

Beer-Battered Baby Squash & Blooms

I could wait no longer! I had to have them and nothing would deter me. Standing by my little garden I salivated as I gazed down upon the treasure; and so putting an end to my hesitation, I bent down and picked six baby squash, one with a lovely bloom intact. That was the beginning…

What If You Could Pick?

In this life change is inevitable. From the moment we wake to the setting of the sun, our bodies and emotions continue to evolve. One could argue that we possess the power to alter the severity of these changes through prayer, meditation, exercise, and diet; however, this one thing is certain: we cannot stop change….

Never Disingenuous

Gracie, our Golden, is an open book, And she is never disingenuous. For all to see, just take a look… Her face, her mood, quite generous! *** Word of the Day: Disingenuous

Cooking The Goose!

Is it possible that mean people are a blessing in disguise? I’m not talking about evil people…certainly those that abuse and hurt others are never a blessing! I’m making reference to those people who “rub us the wrong way” or “get under our skin.” You know the ones…forthright, and tactless. Their words are sharp and…

Obviate: A Haiku

Beaches, shells, and gulls Blue Skies, and coconut rum… Weight…Obviate. (Weight and Stress…synonymous) Word of the Day: Obviate

Lingering

Anything we give to help hurting people, God will always return many times over. Not only will He meet our needs, but our joy will increase as a result of giving in love. Joyce Meyer Lord, open my eyes that I may see, open my heart that I may love, and open my hands that…

What’s in the Suitcase?

The Challenge:  Write a story about the suitcase sitting on the train tracks in exactly 99 words! “What’s in the suitcase, Ralph?” “Well now, ain’t that the million dollar question?”  Ralph smirked. Dopey was jumping up and down, anxious to find out.  “Uh…what’s in the suitcase, Ralph?”   Ralph succinctly cut his eyes to Dopey.  Dopey…

Baaa Or Maaa?

There’s no time like the present for innovation. As a writer, I usually try to read some word of inspiration in the early morning hours…and often with a cup of coffee on my desk. Today my hand reached for Strong for a Moment Like This…The Daily Devotions of Hillary Rodham Clinton.  (Yes, I am aware…

Do It In Your Bunny Slippers!

Daily Proverb: If you shout a pleasant greeting to your neighbor too early in the morning, it will be counted a curse!   Today’s proverb comes fully loaded with an exclamation mark at the end! And it should. Have you ever had to deal with an annoying neighbor? Picture it…Sicily 1954… (just kidding) It’s early,…