Gardens

This is a picture of part of last year’s garden which we initially planted in April.   The tomatoes, yellow squash, and zucchini didn’t do very well at the bottom of the garden.  However, the new potatoes, green beans and peppers were prolific.  It was the third time we had planted a garden.  Every year we…

Neither of Us is Perfect…

Divorce and marriage in Christian families seems to be not much better (statistically) than in non-Christian homes.  Why is that?   A big part of it is that we live a secular life rather than seeking the Lord in everything and living a truly God-seeking, God-honoring life.  God tells us that we are in this world, but…

VOICES OF DISCOURAGEMENT

Folks, this is really an excellent post.  If you’re stuggling in some area of your Christian life, take time to read this. VOICES OF DISCOURAGEMENT.

Confessions of an “Obese” Woman

OK…  I am sitting here at my computer drinking a delicious, home-made mango-kiwi smoothie for lunch.  I happened to have fresh kiwi and frozen mango on hand in the house.  Yum! This morning my husband turned the TV on in our room to watch the news.  I was still laying in bed trying to wake up…

Originally posted on Joyous Living:
Clutter and mess show us that life is being lived…Tidiness makes me think of held breath, of suspended animation…Perfectionism is a mean, frozen form of idealism, while messes are the artist’s true friend. What people somehow forget to mention when we were children was that we need to make messes…

One of “Those” Moms

Alas… tonight I realized that I had become on of “those” Moms.  You know!  The ones that… … stand at every game and cheer – loudly … don’t think the coaches know what they’re talking about … coach from the sidelines … get closer and closer until they’re finally holding the fence … tell their sons or daughters how to play because…

Life, Busyness, and Keeping It Together

My husband’s computer died so he’s using mine now.  I’m not on the computer as much as I was before because of that.  But, there has been a hidden blessing in there because our schedules have been rather crazy.  My days have been blending together and each morning while I’m waking up I have to ask my…

Heartburn Tips Part 1 — Or Why I Eat So Quickly

I have been experiencing a lot of heartburn lately… more so than usual.  So, I decided to do a little research to see what tips are out there from valid sources that I can incorporate into my lifestyle.  Perhaps if you’re experiencing the same, you can also benefit from these tips.  (Because I’m also sharing…