Monthly Archives: August 2010

Don’t Just Highlight It

  On my kitchen bookshelf is a row of diet books. I’ve read the books, agreed with them, highlighted them and dog eared their pages.    But, when it comes right down to it, I put the book back on the shelf … Continue reading

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Attitude of Grattitude for Grace

Whenever I read through the Old Testament, I’m overcome by heart felt gratitude that now, we’re living under grace.   Everything in the Old Testament points toward Christ and the need for unobtainable perfection in order to have fellowship with a … Continue reading

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Have As Much As You Want

My grandson, though only 6, seems to have a fairly good grasp on things spiritual.  His mommy and his Daddy have raised him in the Baptist Faith, a bit calmer than my own Pentecostal Church.   One Sunday night, my grandson was at church … Continue reading

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Do You Have a Plan?

There are 24 hours in a day, 168 hours in a week. 8,760 hours in every year. If I live to be 70 years old, I will have lived 603,200 hours in my lifetime. In those hours, there are, of … Continue reading

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Not What I Expected; But–

  My friendship with Tawana began 15 years ago when we met through a mutual friend via e-mail.  She is a prayer warrior and one of the first people I contact when there is a circumstance that calls for committed … Continue reading

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Wabby Trouble

My best friend, Celia, and I were waiting in the car at her daughter’s church.  We’d stopped by the church briefly on an errand. Celia’s young granddaughter dropped her toy and began to cry.  Standing, I held on to the armrest … Continue reading

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Victory Over Spiders

There’s only one way to handle housework. Giterdone! I Started with the kitchen; washing the sink and the counter tops. Bits of “stuff” were stuck in the drain. Extending my finger, I started to dig the yucky mystery blob out.  … Continue reading

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A Pot With A Purpose

Have you ever watched an artist work on a potter’s wheel?  It is absolutely stunning the way a common lump of clay is turned into a beautiful vessel.    The potter’s hands are deft and skilled as the pot is made. … Continue reading

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Wanta Punch Them In the Nose?

My beautiful little granddaughter, Allyson, got in the car after Cheerleading practice.  She said, “Mamaw, what do you do when somebody comes up to you and says, “You’re ugly.”?  Her big, brown eyes welled up with tears as she spoke. Before … Continue reading

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Take a Closer Look

Today, I sat down on a bench in the warm sunshine and watched while two of my grandsons played at the park.    After a bit, two young mothers came and sat down across from me.  One told the other she had been … Continue reading

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