Monthly Archives: January 2012

Stop complaining–cheer up!

The Hairdresser warned her about the gray. Leave it, she said, I want to see what nature will do. What nature did was remind her that ripeness is all, that autumn is the richest season, that preparing for snow means … Continue reading

Posted in Journal, Winter | Tagged | Leave a comment

foolishness to some, power to others

Wow, we were supposed to be away this weekend, but that sermon we were supposed to miss was something else! Not only an excellent sermon with powerful truths, but packed with personal testimony. Brian was an avid atheist before he … Continue reading

Posted in Journal, NOTES, Sermon | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

This one thing I know…

Ahhhhh! It’s been too long since I’ve done this: listen to Jars of Clay. I don’t really know their rock-sound, but the worship music-sound of Jars of Clay is my absolute all-time favourite. Maybe I just especially relate to these … Continue reading

Posted in Journal | Tagged | Leave a comment

The Cat Gets Blamed for Everything

The other day, I put cat poop in my mouth. Go ahead and throw up, I’ll wait. Are you back? OK, now I can tell you I didn’t really do that… but I could have–I took the risk! When I … Continue reading

Posted in Journal | Tagged | Leave a comment

Swish! Swish! Swish!

Do you ever just get tired of talking? No you wouldn’t, it’s me that does all the talking! But I don’t want another few days to slip by without posting… so here’s just putting the fingers to the keyboard and … Continue reading

Posted in Journal | Leave a comment

one to the power of many

When I was very young, the riveting story of Joseph was the first one, I think, that made the Bible a book I “couldn’t put down”. Joseph was a guy, in spite of his proud demeanor as a child, who … Continue reading

Posted in Journal, NOTES, Sermon | Tagged , | Leave a comment

If you don’t know what you’re doing…

Still tweaking this week’s schedule, among other things rearranging things for the ski trip on the weekend (she says as the RAIN is pouring down outside! :$) Hopefully I won’t miss days at a time here again this week, and … Continue reading

Posted in Journal | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Outletting again, thanks for listening…

Yesterday was bittersweet. I found myself sighing at the end of the day and looking forward to being brought back into the Present at church today. Because as Brian says, we need to forget about the “old glory days” of … Continue reading

Posted in Forever Memories, Journal | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Strength is for service, not status…

Wow, missed two days AGAIN! But I don’t see anyone complaining…  :P We got the go-ahead on Tuesday, to rebuild our church’s website, so that’s been the distracting thing around here this week. The neat thing is that we’ll be … Continue reading

Posted in Journal | Tagged | Leave a comment

Good bye, love you, See You Again Soon… XO

Hmmm… don’t really feel like posting the funny nonsense I was going to… just got news of a dear friend passing away. She was an older lady, and hasn’t been well for awhile. But I remember before her strokes, when … Continue reading

Posted in Journal | Tagged | 2 Comments