Satisfied with Simplicity

Better is a dinner of herbs where love is than a fattened ox and hatred with it. Proverbs 15:17 ESV He didn’t need a ride on a new John Deere, just a chance to sit on daddy’s old tractor and imagine being a grown-up! What satisfies our hearts determines our hearts.

Just over the Hilltop

Originally posted on Wouldyoudoitforone?:
I’ve got a mansion Just over the hilltop In that bright land where We’ll never grow old     Ira Stanphill   1949 “Mansion over the Hilltop” is one of the favorite songs among our people at the nursing home, as we sing together on Wednesday afternoons. For people facing the…

Beating the Heat!

  Isaiah 35:1-2 The desert and the parched land will be glad; the wilderness will rejoice and blossom. Like the crocus,  it will burst into bloom; it will rejoice greatly and shout for joy While her weaker cousins are wilting or just plain cashing in their blooms till next year this Salvia sylvestris is only beginning to show her…

Really Free

And you will will know the truth and the truth will set you free. John 8:32 We greatly appreciated the chance to see the Statue of liberty for the first time last week. It not only is an amazing place so intertwined with our history in America it has an equally important story.  It was…

The Plight of the Long Nose

Originally posted on The Daddy Blitz:
Guilty! Guilty! Lock her up! The crowd’s chanting cut her to the bone. With a trembling hand, she tucked her black hair behind her ear and stared at the ground, shame repelling eye contact with her accusers, whose judgmental stares traveled long along the haughty nose. Guilty! Guilty! Lock her…