The Power of Simple Thanks

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Last weekend we had an ordinary Saturday, starting with granddaughter Sugar Lump’s first Easter egg hunt. We gathered with hundreds of varying sizes of cuteness along with their parents and grands, straining to hear the countdown. At the right time, we surged forward, gently, with the others. We had no expectations of how many eggs,… Read More

What Does “The Committee” Say to You?

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I’m Southern Baptist. We do a few things really well. You know, things like the Cooperative Program, fried chicken, and committees. We have committees for everything from arranging meals to Ziploc bags for the leftovers. Don’t get me wrong. Committees can do great things. People working together toward a common goal can accomplish huge tasks…. Read More

4 Things to Pray for Your Kids

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Praying for My Kids. Sometimes as a mom, I get overwhelmed with all I should be doing for my kids’ spiritual development. I should be reading the Bible with my kids, teaching them Scripture, training them on character qualities, helping them understand prayer. The list goes on and on. Equally important are my prayers FOR… Read More

Tax Day

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Today is April 15th, the day our federal tax payment is due. I suspect none of us really like paying. There are the lucky ones who will be getting a refund. I am not one of those folks this year. We had a big tax bill. I was beginning to grouse about paying when I… Read More

Make the Most of Your Freezer!

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  “Catherine, I guess you’ll have to ask the blessing tonight. God knows I’m not grateful for turkey hash, and I can’t fool Him.” The Reverend Peter Marshall on leftovers, A Man Called Peter. When I cook dinner, there are usually leftovers, and boy, can it be hard to sell those leftovers when the next… Read More

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