Three Calendars

          Many people operate at least nominally with two calendars. The first is the one we all know, the secular one.  The second is the cycle (calendar) of our faith or the religious calendar.  The secular calendar with which we are all familiar...

Someone please 'splain this one

There are 3 men who aspire or aspired to the presidency. 1 was born of natural born citizens in a foreign posting; the second was born of a foreign national and an American citizen; the third was born of a naturalized and a natural citizen.  One...

Words that scare me

First on the list is this sentence:            "Hi, I'm from the government and I'm here to help you."   Followed closely by this phrase:           "Some assembly required" when found on mechanical things.

A meaning and a goal

Thanksgiving A time to share God's good gifts and a reminder To continue the year in Thanksliving!   Oh give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; for his steadfast love endures forever!   Psalm 118:1  

Day 6 Gratitude Challenge

Day 6: Find 5 things that you have learned.         I'm finding this one a bit of a challenge.  So I hope that lessons that were taught long ago and reinforced qualify because I've had a couple of refresher courses this past year.          ...

Day 5 Gratitude Challenge

Day 5: Find 5 that make you happy              1.  A beautiful sky of robins egg blue with cotton ball clouds.            2.  Watching kittens at play.            3.  Curling up with a good book before a fire.            4.  Sitting...

Scribbles & Bits for Pastormike

One of the challenges he most liked to pose was a word salad here is my poor attempt to pose a word salad in his honor.   Peripatetic inquisitive down to earth tipple one love unexpected on the road tooting ringer sky...

Pastor Mike

He inspired many. May he rest peacefully for he has touched many for good. May Teri find some solace in the love that he inspired in many.  We have lost one of the originals.    

Day 4 Gratitude Challenge

Day 4: Find 5 things that enhanced your life           These can be things that can enrich, deepen, refine or upgrade.   1.  The writing challenges on this blog site lifted my confidence about writing original works   2.  The suggested...

Day 3 Gratitude Challenge

Day 3: Find 5 things that were a gift               This should be easy, but I'm finding it difficult to enumerate this one without repitition or sounding trite.  But here goes.             1.  Each day I can call and marvel at the activity...

Day 2 Gratitude Challenge

    Day 2: Find 5 things of goodwill shown            This one has two sides.  The first being presented the opportunity to show goodwill and going forward with it.  The second is when someone steps beyond to show you the goodwill in their...

The Other Sue's Quotes (41)

    This one speaks to a principle we all at least give lip service to.  It comes from the Old Testament in the Bible (okay so sue me).   “‘Do not seek revenge or bear a grudge against anyone among your people, but love your neighbor as...

Pastor Mike news as of earlier today

Such as it is, it is encouraging.   (via his niece on FB) They were able to relieve some pressure he is breathing a lil better today he has been a little responsive he moved his toes and has blinked his eyes and things when my aunt has talked to...