Monthly Archives: November 2013

Rescue from Ordinary

Now if you’re having trouble thinking of someone to be your prophets in the First Christmas story, let’s also remember that not all of them were weird. Some of them were quite ordinary. Take Jonah, for example. Not only did … Continue reading

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Be patient, encouraged, and “plunge into the promise”!

Actors who want to do their part well, will try to actually feel what their character is feeling. The prophets had a sense of urgency for telling their message, like a burning within them. They just couldn’t keep inside what … Continue reading

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Wherein each of the 3 of us get a mention…

OK, so here’s my idea for Advent blogging this year. Each week you focus on a different set of people from The First Christmas. Now, pretend you’re putting on a play based on that, and you have to find the … Continue reading

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Responding

Tree is up, woohoo!! Another reason to cheer: I’ve decided to go back to a red and gold theme for this year, which means I get to buy a few more decorations. Although, it does look kind of nice with … Continue reading

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Glory!

Living up to my name (“crazycathie”), I have several fallen branches from the nearby maple tree stuck into my garden, for Winter Interest. Draped across some of them is this $2 Christmas decoration I found: a garland of plastic, holographic … Continue reading

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First 5 K in the Rain

So after my last 5K where I seemed to mix things up, I listened to myself and brought along something to “write it down”–just writing down the time at each “way-point” so that I could figure it out later. (It … Continue reading

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Time for a Running Post!

(I can hear my Dad, going “YAAAAYY!!!” :D Of course, he’s getting ready to come here right now, so… maybe later.) I’ve been enjoying the new program I started this Fall, which is actually a combination of two of them … Continue reading

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…but He is strong.

It’s tempting to skip these next thoughts…. but I don’t want you thinking that I’m putting up a false front, with mostly joyful-seeming posts. If I can be honest about my feelings, it adds credibility to everything else, right? So … Continue reading

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So many exciting things!

Living one day at a time works well for keeping yourself relaxed… Today for example, is my day (and many others’ too probably) to do the raking & mowing of the leaves, and get the Christmas lights out. But, being … Continue reading

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Do I have your ear? :P

“He who planted the ear, does he not hear? He who formed the eye, does he not see?” (Psalm 94:9) …So when we marvel at the wonders of the human eye and the remarkable structure of the ear, we are … Continue reading

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