Prayer is one of my favorite things! That our mighty God allows us such a privilege has always been amazing to me and I take every opportunity I can to use it. I have had incredible times with my Jesus in prayer. I have felt His presence so near and heard the whispers of His… Continue reading Pinprick Prayers
It is one of those perfect days here in Minnesota where the spring sun is shining and earth is calling for some seeds. My brother, who took over our family farm is hearing the loud call to get his planter out of the shed but sadly, with all the rain we are having, he has… Continue reading Hands in the Soil
Oh how I hate them. The phone rings so I go to answer the call. I don't recognize the number but it has a local number so I push the red button and say Hello. Then there is the pause, and I realize I've done it again. Given in to another Robocall. The Robocall is… Continue reading Thursday Thoughts- The Robocall to Worship
My husband is a collector of pocket knives. This means that we have knife magazines on our coffee table and pocket knives sitting our our bedroom dresser. This often leads to discussions on what he likes and dislikes about those knives. I know more about pocket knives than I ever thought I would. Recently he… Continue reading In Need of Review: A Friday Christian
Onlookers in prayer and tears I, along with so many others have been deeply stirred by the images coming from the Notre Dame fire. I watched as the church burned and it was like the heart of France was on fire. As thousands of devoted French people expressed deep sorrow at what they saw, I… Continue reading Thursday Thought- A Church on Fire…
I hope you all had a wonderful Easter Day; mine was amazing as I was able to celebrate with my first grandchild. Plus, I just love celebrating the resurrection of my Lord and Savior and remembering the promises it contains for all who follow Him. Because of that resurrection I have the promise that I… Continue reading The Cure for the Resurrection Day Hangover.
I woke up this morning to my normal routine. I greeted my Google Device with a hearty good morning and was given the stats of the day which I have programed to lead into worship music. As my coffee brewed I grabbed a protein bar, sweetened my coffee with lots of creamer and sat in… Continue reading A Good Day for Dead People
As the Church Office Administrator I have many unique parts of my job. There of course is the typical responsibilities of any office administrator; from making coffee to paperwork to communication. However, since this job is done at a church there are the not so typical, but enjoyable, activities like praying for those who come… Continue reading Dining with Betrayal
I recently celebrated my 56th birthday. I must be honest that it put a spotlight on the fact that life is passing much too quickly. I always thought I would have accomplished more in 56 years. I did, however, accomplished one of my childhood dreams. I am a parent. Having great parents myself and living… Continue reading A Picture Revealed
Well, we all made it through another April Fool’s Day.
I personally think it is one of the strangest holidays ever invented. A day to make a fool of someone or to be made a fool of; I am not sure if we should celebrate either of those things. I personally hate feeling foolish. However, for the most part I have learned to understand that it is meant to bring us a measure of laughter in a world that can be much too serious.
I have experienced and pulled off some really hilarious pranks in my day but the best way I see this day celebrated is in my brother’s family.
Each year on April 1st they all get together for a family meal, which in itself is not rare; however, it is in the way they eat this meal that makes it unique. Each member must wear a…
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