Monthly Archives: January 2012

Cactus Cutting

“And the heart that is soonest awake to the flowers is always the first to be touch’d by the thorns.” -Thomas Moore

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Red Shoe Candy

I love shoes… Continue reading

Posted in Art, beauty, Fashion, girl stuff, Quotes, shoes | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments

The Fundamentalist Superbowl Prediction

If’n you is a Fundamental Football Fan, whom shalt thou rooteth for in the upcoming Superbowl matchup between the New York Giants and the New England Patriots? Continue reading

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The Other Progeny are Blog-Worthy, too.

Kids are funny… Continue reading

Posted in Allyson, Books, childhood, Edouard Manet, Eric, family, games, Homeschooling, just for fun, Kenton, Motherhood, Parenting, Quotations, Shakespeare, teenage wisdom | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments

Puff of Life

Some say it is a sin, smoking this cigar… Continue reading

Posted in Art, beauty, cigars, death, faith, family, God's love, hope, humility, metaphors, Poetry, sin, time, Truth | Tagged , , , , , | 3 Comments

Personal Hymnal

I think God stops whatever He’s doing and controls the “shuffle” setting on my personal playlist every now and then. Continue reading

Posted in Blessings, faith, God's love, hope, hymns, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Music, praise and worship, Selah | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Little Girls and Dollies

Two Dollies…two ladies…influenced me greatly when I was a little girl…

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Posted in African Violets, childhood, courage, Dolly Parton, faith, family, Fundamentalist, Grandma, love, Music, Roots | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment


Three haikus of quiet praise… Continue reading

Posted in Christianity, faith, God, Holy Spirit, Jesus, Lake Michigan, photography, Poetry, praise and worship, reverence, Truth | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments

Being a Fundamentalist Football Fan: A How-To Guide

football fans are some entertaining folks, and lots of people really want to jump onto the super-fun Fundamental Football Fan bandwagon, but they’re sort of scairt, and they aren’t really sure how.

I’m here to help.
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The Words Live

The last words are often the most beautiful, the funniest, the most heart-rending, the words infused with the most life:

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Posted in beauty, death, eternity, faith, heaven, honesty, hope, humor, love, Mercy, pain, Poets, Quotes, Truth, Words | Tagged , , , , | 7 Comments