Author Archives: crazycathie

technical difficulties

A quick note, since I just noticed that I actually have some followers! :) We had a little “break” the other day, of a server where this website is, and hence discovered that the backups had stopped working a couple … Continue reading

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Mrs. Eberts

I’ve been going through some old photos… One picture, a thousand lovely memories! She had such a wonderful Old Country Home, with the big front porch, and an enclosed one on the side, where we would have an evening snack … Continue reading

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Do you know what you’re doing?

“But anyone who needs wisdom should ask God, whose very nature is to give to everyone without a second thought, without keeping score. Wisdom will certainly be given to those who ask.“ (James 1:5)  I have proved this verse true … Continue reading

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more about beauty

After yesterday’s post, I began to think about other kinds of beauty. Yes, nature is quite incredible, and don’t forget that nature includes things like newborn babies. We’ve had some of that beauty recently in our family. In fact, it’s … Continue reading

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God is crazy about me

Once, I said that if the only thing in the world was lilacs, I could easily believe in God. Well, I could say the same for “a few” other things (in fact, my new lilac didn’t bloom this year–maybe next … Continue reading

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the Way to Live Forever

This just doesn’t feel right anymore, posting for two days in a row! But I have to make some notes from this morning. In three or four different places, I read about being baptized. “Believe and be baptized”, and you’re … Continue reading

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updates from The Trailer

The Good News is that we no longer have to use the Doodie bags on the Potty pail (we rigged up our trailer toilet to the mobile black water tank, since the broken tank seems impossible to replace). If you … Continue reading

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Don’t sweat the small stuff

Do Christians strain out gnats and swallow camels? So asks this article that I read this morning. As Jesus lambastes the Pharisees, “…you tithe mint and dill and cumin, and have neglected the weightier matters…” Of course, the answer is … Continue reading

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weeding, dusting, and church planting

It was such a short moment–flutter in, flutter out–that I almost forgot about it. Seeing my facebook post this morning reminded me to put on my shopping list: buy hummingbird feeder! Those tiny birds provide very short moments of delight, … Continue reading

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The New Macho

Actually, it’s been quite awhile now, that we’ve been allowing our men to be “Mr. Mom”: my Dad knit baby sweaters for all us kids; my brothers always had to have their turn to wash dishes; my son had his … Continue reading

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