Archive | April, 2012

What’s For Dinner?

The same  question haunts me daily. No matter how many loads of laundry I’ve washed, how many weeds I’ve pulled, how many errands I’ve done, it’s never enough. There’s always demand for one more task in my day. I could swim the seven seas,scale Mountwashmore,and cross off 29 things on my To-Do List. Still the […]

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Seeing Jesus in Melted Candles

People who love candles, burn candles in every room. People who burn candles in every room, spill wax in every room. I’ve removed wax from carpeting, clothing, table runners, table cloths and even hair. The hair was challenging. Just in case you haven’t become an expert in wax removal, and not from the ears, I thought […]

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Lesson Learned from Bubba’s Coffee Bean Business

My grandson Brayden is amazing. He’s affectionately called Bubba, ‘cuz ya’ know, every Redneck family, even ones transplanted into a  metropolitan world, hasta’ hava’  Bubba. Bubba decided that since he lived in Seattle, birthplace of coffee, he needed to make some coffee. His recipe was….. unique… Take Gwamma’s antique coffee grinder off the shelf where it […]

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Taking My Vitamins

Winters are hard for me. A sun-loving Norwegian transplanted into the Pacific Northwest eight years ago, I don’t get as much sun as I need. We have an average of 226 cloudy days each year.You do the math.The sun doesn’t shine much. Due to lack of sun and  lack of thyroid,  winter  finds my Vitamin D  and […]

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A Walk in the Dark

I John 1:6 “If we say that we have fellowship with him, and walk in darkness, we lie, and do not the truth.” For years, I assumed walking in darkness only meant sinning. Ya’ know gross sins of the flesh everyone can see.  Christians going back to sins like a dog going back to its vomit. […]

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No One Understands Like Jesus

No One Understands Like Jesus 1.  No one understands like Jesus. He’s a friend beyond compare; Meet Him at the throne of mercy; He is waiting for you there.   2.  No one understands like Jesus; Ev’ry woe He sees and feels; Tenderly He whispers comfort, And the broken heart He heals. 3.  No one […]

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It’s Friday…but Sunday’s coming…

Like many who’ve barely survived a spiritual winter season, I felt a deep need for hope.     With a compelling desire to create a Resurrection garden in my front yard I  watched anxiously for a sunbreak. Two times the sun broke through the clouds  and I was able to work in the garden without interruption.   That actually was […]

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