Palm Sunday!

Palm Sunday!

This is probably the strangest Palm Sunday any of us has seen. Church buildings are closed and we can’t meet together to celebrate the Lord’s triumphal entry into Jerusalem. However, we’re reminded that the church is not the building, it’s the people. We can still celebrate in our homes and thank the Lord that Jesus […]

A Small Page from a Small Book

A Small Page from a Small Book

I love making small books. For years, I’ve kept a little notebook with Scripture, poetry, my illustrations, things that brighten the day and will maybe, someday, be meaningful to my grandchildren. In this uncertain time, I recommend it for you too, as a way to keep going and inject hope into the day. This morning, […]

Now’s the Time

Now’s the Time

Now’s the time to look around and enjoy those things close to home. We tend to hurry, to rush here and there, trying to meet appointments, and we’re busy, but, now? Now, much of this has come to a full stop. Here we are at home, in a rather small space, and, suddenly, we can […]

My Presidential Candidate

My Presidential Candidate

  I have a new presidential candidate. He’s perfect for the job. His name is Jackson Conner. The first, most obvious thing you would notice about the man is that he looks Presidential. His physical appearance inspires confidence and enthusiasm. He is tall enough but not too tall. He has kept his good physique although […]

Don’t Be Fooled

Don’t Be Fooled

  You may have a fly on your nose, a lizard on your head, or your shoes may be untied. Watch out! It’s April Fool’s Day!  How long has that light-hearted tradition been around? Well over three hundred years. It’s a time when people get kind of giddy, thinking about winter being over and spring […]

Rain, a Hundred Years Ago

Rain, a Hundred Years Ago

  On this rainy spring day, I’m thinking about long ago Etta and my Latty family. It would be dark on the farm at this hour, house lit only by kerosene lamps, no outdoor lights at all. Pappy would take a lantern as he walked through the rain, across the road to the barn to […]

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