We had about 30 minutes to evacuate before the flames arrived at Arrowhead Springs. I grabbed a few clothes for Steve and me and baby Debbie, then ran over to the next door child care to get her. A few other mothers were there, but no time to notify others to get their children. So each of us took two. Continue reading Wildfire or Fireplace? Where are you in your faith? (via Kindling)
I picked up my things and moved on, but if only it were so easy in our relationships and responsibilities. The reality is, sometimes we fall. Continue reading I’ve Fallen… (via Kindling)
Our presence, even a few of us, should be discernible, making a difference. Where there are many of us, we should have great influence. Continue reading Pass the Salt, Please (Via Kindling)
There is urgency to a harvest time because there is a definite time when the opportunity to harvest will be lost. The farmer will do whatever is necessary to reap what he has sowed. The same principles of a natural harvest can be applied to a spiritual harvest. Continue reading Urgency in God’s Harvest (Guest Post)
Our friend, Bonnie, was asked to be a guest speaker at Sweet Monday, a creative women’s ministry that brings women together on the first Monday of each month. Grab a friend and a yummy dessert and get ready to laugh with Bonnie as she shares about contentment.
Sometimes it’s the simple things in life (like guinea pigs!) that God uses to teach a much-needed lesson…
Meet Peggy and Skittles
It all began with a tale of two guinea pigs, Skittles and Peggy, who became our long-awaited pets. Skittles was a very fat and happy-go-lucky guinea pig. She had a great temperament, but, to put it kindly, Skittles wasn’t the brightest bulb around. Peggy, on the other hand, was one smart cookie.
We realized just how smart Peggy was when it came time to bed down the guinea pigs at night. We’d put a nice wooden house with plenty of room for two guinea pigs into the cage every night. However, it seems that sharing isn’t high on guinea pig social graces. Every night there would be a rush for the house, with Skittles winning, due to her sheer bulk. Skittles would comfortably settle in, while positively glowing that the house was all hers once again. Then the real fun would begin! Continue reading “Peggy and Skittles and Contentment (Guest Post)”
For our book loving friends, Judy recommends over a dozen missionary biographies in her post, “Escape to Real Life,” excerpted below. Follow the link for her recommendations. Continue reading Recommended Missionary Biographies