Last Thursday, Punxsutawney Phil made his annual appearance to tell us how long this winter will last. For those who enjoy these snow-filled days, you will be happy to know that there will be six more weeks of winter. In many southern states, which are experiencing unusually cold temperatures, ice storms, and even blizzards, this… Continue Reading Cabin Fever
Easter is Coming
We are about to relive the most anguishing moments in our Savior’s life. Maundy Thursday is still the night that I wish hadn’t occurred. The celebration of that particular Seder meal had to be bittersweet for Jesus and the disciples. This is the night that Hebrews celebrated each year, commemorating the promise that God made… Continue Reading Easter is Coming
Seated at the Table
I have a shelf in one bookcase which is full of cookbooks. Gourmet dishes, Pampered Chef recipes, a Superbowl Party smorgasbord and of course an ancient Betty Crocker tome. Favorite dishes and desserts are easy to find. Classics like chocolate chip cookies and snickerdoodles are stained and careworn from repeated use. I’ve only prepared dishes… Continue Reading Seated at the Table
This is My Father’s World
There are some things that were very much a part of my life when I was younger. Raising a child, focusing on a career, answering the Lord’s call and the activities of daily living pushed those things far into the background. It’s not as if the time to do those things that brought me joy… Continue Reading This is My Father’s World
Becoming More Like Jesus Everyday
The winter of 2019 is quickly becoming a memory. I learned new phrases to describe the snowstorms that brought the state to a standstill in late January and a good part of February. Polar vortex and cyclone bomb have been added to our lexicon. As I write this blog post, all but a few inches… Continue Reading Becoming More Like Jesus Everyday
Winter is Here But Spring is Coming!
“Winter is coming.” These three words have a new interpretation since George R. R. Martin’s Game of Thrones series became popular as an HBO series. For those of us in the Midwest District, winter is here. We are definitely in the midst of an historic storm, with Michigan State closing for the 6th time in… Continue Reading Winter is Here But Spring is Coming!