Tag Archive | thanksgiving

A Thanksgiving Prayer

A Thanksgiving Prayer Have you ever sat somewhere and looked at a carpet for a period of time. If you stare at it long enough you see different shapes, designs and even some faces. I was sitting in radiology the other day waiting on someone to finish and was just staring at the carpet, thinking. […]

And It Will Be Given to You

And It Will be Given to You Thanksgiving is just around the corner, just a few days away. The first Thanksgiving that took place in what is now the United States was organized by the pilgrims of Plymouth colony in Massachusetts in 1621. The event celebrated the year’s harvest after the first continental winter survived […]

Thanksgiving, Eternity, and Eight Fathers

November 24, 2016 – Thanksgiving As you sit down to your Turkey Dinner with all the fixings, the hot dinner rolls, mashed potatoes, corn or green bean casserole, stuffing, cranberry sauce and pumpkin pie, are you thinking about the sumptuous banquet you are about to take part in, are you thinking about the good times […]

Catching Up – Four Days

July 28, 2016 – Building Materials I do a lot of reading and a lot of researching. Besides the daily readings from the bible, I have been picking up books put out by Time Life and Readers Digest about the bible and the people in it. Not only do they talk about the times of […]

Cooler Weather, Air Conditioning, and Insights

July 25, 2016 – Cooler Weather When I was younger, the heat of the summer never bothered me, but that was before all of these climate changes with their super storms and global warming. It never seemed so unbearably hot and humid as it has this year. The humidity alone has made the air so […]

Health, Wealth and Happiness

July 19, 2016 – Health We are an unhealthy world. There is no end to the list of virus, diseases, and illnesses that affect us. From the common cold to cancer, the list just goes on and on, with diseases and illnesses that affect different parts of your body, your mind, your nervous system and […]

Running Water, Eyes and Ears

July 14, 2016 – Running Water Nomadic tribes didn’t have a chance to bath daily. If their travels took them past a lake, river or stream, they may have made camp to replenish their water supplies, water their animals and bath. Men and women bathed separately and a women who was having her monthly was […]

Silliness, Independence Day and Growing

July 3, 2016 – Silliness Do you remember the little silly things you did as a child? If you had siblings or good friends, you often would pull jokes on them, sneak up on them and scare them and then roll on the floor laughing when you saw the look on their faces. As you […]

Modern Technology, A Strong Woman, and It Could Always be Worse

June 20, 2016 – Modern Technology Sometimes I stop and think about some of the ways I have had to live. There were times when I lived in a house without heat or electricity. We bundled up the best we could, cooked on a Coleman stove, washed clothes in the bath tub, and watched TV […]

Little Signs, New Days, and Father’s Day

June 17, 2016 _ Little Signs Isn’t funny how life goes. When you are child it seems to stand still. You wait until you are old enough to strike out on you own, walking to school by yourself, having your first sleep over at a friends house, or being trusted to go to the store […]