Mercy Seat

Mercy Seat

This is my third response to things in the Old Testament that lead to Christ. Our ladies ministry group has been sharing Biblical truths during this time of social distancing to keep us in touch. My topic tonight is the Mercy Seat. It is a 

God’s Bounty

God’s Bounty

We did not plant much garden this year.  It was a pretty not so good but eventful start to 2018.   The weather did not cooperate either.  It was really cold for a few days and then a really warm day.  I miss not having 

Acts of Kindness

Acts of Kindness

It is once again blackberry time.  I keep making fresh yummy stuff to eat so I haven’t put much in the freezer.  The blackberry lemonade has been the favorite.  It was a bit more blackberry than lemonade.  I did manage to can one batch of 

God’s Grace in the Midst of Trials

God’s Grace in the Midst of Trials

Our garden looks beautiful and is loving the rain and nice weather.  The pole beans are amazing.  I am excited to see how many beans I get from one row.  I have already had 14 quarts from the row.  We have been blessed with so 

The Tornado

The Tornado

I spent the afternoon in the flower garden.  Everything is growing and looking beautiful.  I  am always hopeful they will stay that way throughout the summer, but the weatherman is reporting bad storms and possible tornadoes next week. I have never experienced being in the 

Summer’s Gifts

Summer’s Gifts

I have been quite busy cleaning out my flower garden.  It is looking pretty good.  I have planted a large number of herbs to add fullness and greenry to the garden.  Hopefully I can use them for cooking and canning as well.  My sister brought 

Butterfly Blessings

Butterfly Blessings

Taking a little time each day to reflect has been an amazing journey.  The past becomes blended with the present.  My childhood experiences have become richer and full of meaning and purpose.  My present experiences seems so much more important.   Maybe you just call that 

The Pumpkin Patch

The Pumpkin Patch

  Last year’s pumpkin patch produced many beautiful pumpkins.  The grandbabies took some to make jack-o-lanterns.  My sister took some to decorate with and we gave some away.  I canned some and froze some.  I still have a bounty of pumpkin left for baking.  Pumpkin