Monthly Archives: August 2014

Pain is gain?

Why do I find it hard to remember everything that happened in a week, even if it’s barely even finished yet? Is it because nothing very significant happened, or because we were TOO busy? Neither, really. Using the word for … Continue reading

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Family Homes

My word for the week could sure apply for a lot of things–a full life, days full of good things, full of thankfulness for so many things, etc. etc. Maybe I’ll have to see if there are specific things that … Continue reading

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Have a summerful day.

You should read more poetry. (Meaning, I should!) It’s like living in a light bulb, with the leaves Like filaments and the sky a shell of thin, transparent glass Enclosing the late heaven of a summer day, a canopy Of … Continue reading

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Full of it!

This week’s word shall be: full. And I didn’t think of it because I was so “full” from all the treats we were eating at our drop-in party on Saturday. :P Actually, preachers who really enjoy “serving up” God’s Word, … Continue reading

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Fitness Test 2014

Yikes, just checked back–last year I did the one mile test in 15 minutes! So I’m out of shape: just did the test today in 19:24.37. After supper, temps around 27 C (though didn’t feel that hot.) So lets see … Continue reading

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“…do you see how thankful we must be?”

It feels like tomorrow will be the culmination of aaallll the Moving! We’ve invited everyone (and I mean everyone) to come to a “Drop-In Celebration” tomorrow, so we can show off our new home, and so that we can have … Continue reading

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Use your voice!

My cat sometimes just looks at me when she wants something. Practising telepathy perhaps! Eventually she may meow, and I’ll figure it out–this morning she wanted more water (she drinks a LOT since she’s gotten old!) You need to speak … Continue reading

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Why be reasonable?

The thought was going through my mind that perhaps I should do this “word” thing (see yesterday’s post) only at the end of the week–anything can get tiresome–when I read this: “So don’t turn a deaf ear to these gracious … Continue reading

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Language is fun

I’ve been thinking of trying something, and I’m not sure if it would be a good thing or not. You know how I’ve got this “Word for the Year” thing–a specific word that is “mine” for the year. (My word … Continue reading

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Hearing Voices

Beauty is a voice that cannot be silenced–both natural and man-made. “The heavens declare the glory of God…” Beauty is only one voice. Truth is another. (See N.T. Wright’s book, Simply Christian.) The Truth of God’s Word is what gets … Continue reading

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