I wonder how many times Eve stood outside the entrance of the Garden of Eden . . . and wished she had done things differently. If she did, she would not be alone. I have been there with her - although not at Eden! There is a subject that has been on my heart for quite a while now and it seems God won't let it settle into dust. Perhaps someone can learn from the mistakes I've made … [Read more...] about Could Eve’s Mistake Be Mine?
My friends teach me many things. How I love these friends whose influences shape me to be more like Christ! But I'm getting ahead of myself. This post was actually going to be a quick one because I need to bake two cheesecakes and get a check in the mail. Not to mention cleaning the house and even the basement - if I get really bored. Problem is, I can't seem to find time to get … [Read more...] about Too Busy
Here we go for round two! If you didn't get to see the first half of these pictures, you can view them by clicking here. We moms find that our kids eat an exorbitant amount of pop and candy on this day. But it is only one day of the year and they look forward to it all year long! We like to give our kiddos some money that they can spend on treats or … [Read more...] about Annual Mennonite Craft & Bake Sale 2016 – Part 2
The Saturday before Thanksgiving always brings a huge amount of activity here at our church. We have a private church school with approximately 75 students from year to year. To help provide books and supplies for the school, we always have a craft and bake sale that is open to the community. Three years ago, we posted pictures from it. I don't want to repeat myself too much, so if … [Read more...] about Annual Mennonite Craft & Bake Sale 2016
We shared a post last week that contained a video of a pastor's concerns with both books,"One Thousand Gifts" and "Jesus Calling", and the mysticism contained throughout them. The pastor also shared deeply of his concerns with the romantic, sensual language used by Ann Voskamp in "One Thousand Gifts" to describe her relationship and encounter with God. If you have not watched the … [Read more...] about How Then Shall We Love God?
Like most women do after church is over, I was busy talking. And talking some more. I mean, hey . . . Sunday only comes once a week, and some of these people I only see once a week! That should be reason enough for all the talking. While I was so busy at this talking thing, I did not notice that my husband had moved quickly out the front door to catch a visitor before he left. For … [Read more...] about When I Give God My Home