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September 5, 2019

As I have listened to days and days of storm warnings, I feel that this blog needs a warning. It is not cute and it is not fluffy. It holds great truth that I believe is very timely. All of life on this earth points to a greater truth and I know that...

August 29, 2019

“You are my hiding place and my shield; I wait for Your word.”

Psalm 119:114

After a long year of not seeing my kids and grandkids who live in Seattle, my house is suddenly filled with laughter, fun and busy activity. A three-week visit has brought man...

August 22, 2019

"Oh, taste and see that the LORD is good!

 Blessed is the man who takes refuge in him.” Psalm 34:8

Today, I continue with part two of last week’s blog, Taste and See. (Click here to read.) The bucket of my heart is full of the goodness of the Lord...

August 15, 2019

“Oh, taste and see that the LORD is good!

 Blessed is the man who takes refuge in him.” Psalm 34:8

The garden lessons of the summer have been rich and deep for me. This morning finds me with a bucket full and overflowing. During these last couple...

August 8, 2019

"Watch over your heart with all diligence, for from it flows the springs of life." Proverbs 4:23

I heard my garden neighbor say she had to dig up an entire section of good plants because something was wrong in the soil. To my eye all looked well. She...

July 31, 2019

“For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.” 

Ephesians 2:10

It sounded like a great idea until the work began. I quickly found that de-cluttering and scaling down is...

July 25, 2019

“The LORD is my strength and my shield; my heart trusts in Him, and I am helped. Therefore my heart rejoices, and I will thank Him with my song.”

Psalm 28:7

As the title of the blog came across my email, I immediately thought of the old game show calle...

July 18, 2019

This week’s garden delivery included a beautiful surprise bringing pure delight. It was unlike the other day’s bounty in that it wasn’t for nourishment and it didn’t need to be cooked, canned or frozen. Yes, there were beans, tomatoes, cantaloupe and...

July 11, 2019

I am remembering the old-fashioned, covered-dish gatherings at church I attended many times growing up. The ladies would bring a dish of home-cooked food. There were no plastic grocery containers on the table. No, it was filled with fresh corn, peas,...

July 4, 2019

For He satisfies the thirsty and fills the hungry with good things.

Psalm 107:9


When You give it to them, they gather it up; when You open Your hand,

they are satisfied with good things.

Psalm 104:28

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