It's springtime now. The grass greens a bit when it rains and the spring bulbs are all coming up blades of green. Brad went to Nebraska and we miss him. We miss him for him. We also miss him for his chores. When Elv brings in firewood he makes a good job of it to last… Continue reading Spring Stuff
We tell our children that tomorrow's world is going to be much different than today's. We tell them that they will have worse or more intense evil to face and to teach their children against. It's a scary future if you get to focusing on the news or listening to too much VCY America radio. Being… Continue reading Wake Up Call For Us Moms
12 Put on then, as God's chosen ones, holy and beloved, compassionate hearts, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience,13 bearing with one another and, if one has a complaint against another, forgiving each other; as the Lord has forgiven you, so you also must forgive. 14 And above all these put on love, which binds everything… Continue reading Our Summer Verses Colosians 3:12-17
The household got up at 7:30 this morning and we were all thrown into a flurry of preparing for the wedding. Amber's hem, a forgotten sleeve, some lace, and elastic work all fell into place. Oops, Hannah forgot her serving frock, so I dug out a substitute and installed a new zipper for that. White… Continue reading Melinda’s Wedding…My Version
Twenty years is a long time. It's long enough for the children to grow up, get married and move far away from home. It's enough time for the albums of pictures to be falling apart from all the handling. It's long enough to forget which year is was that we took that trip to Idaho.… Continue reading Twenty Years Ago
Ten Rules Here are your ideas made into a list.1. Let the ladies have the soft chairs.2. Any gentleman regardless of age should offer his seat to a lady or an older person.3. Children and youths should not be too absorbed in their own interests or activities to… Continue reading Family Room Etiquette
On our way up to Beaver Bay Saturday Elv got a call from our daughter in Thailand. She needed to talk...that's all...because it's the very nicest thing to be able to talk over troubles with a dad even when one is married. Her beloved was in the back ground, too, adding his two bits to… Continue reading Nobody Knows the Trouble I seen…Nobody knows, But Jesus!
Lee Strobel says in his book The Case For Faith, that in order to gain faith you need to be where faith grows. I have been thinking about that this week.I believe a functioning quiet time is a good place to grow faith. There ought to be something happening there...some kind of interchange between my… Continue reading To Grow Faith