Three things now four

I have found that there are three things that are very hard to handle at the same time.           1.  Adjust to not having anyone around or for whom you have to consider in your daily routine.           2.  Quit smoking (for the third time). ...

Christmas wish

May the greatest gift ever given be yours this year. J - oy                E - verlasting, S - alvation     U - nmerited    S - ealed           rejoicing in the given gift  

A Carol of Praise

Heard this the other night (instrumental version) in a holiday concert and I've just added it to my list of preferred songs of the season!  chorus Gaudete, gaudete                                   Rejoice, rejoice! Christus est natus    ...

QOD: on the subject of change

We all want change while differing on what to change and how to go about it.  So here is the question posed:  Which way has greater ability to effect lasting change; changing many at the same time or changing yourself and thereby influencing others...

The Other Sue's Quotes (41)

    This one speaks to a principle we all at least give lip service to.  It comes from the Old Testament in the Bible (okay so sue me).   “‘Do not seek revenge or bear a grudge against anyone among your people, but love your neighbor as...

Pastor Mike news as of earlier today

Such as it is, it is encouraging.   (via his niece on FB) They were able to relieve some pressure he is breathing a lil better today he has been a little responsive he moved his toes and has blinked his eyes and things when my aunt has talked to...

OSW: Blues

          This past Monday was the birthday of a formally educated composer and bandleader.  He took an obscure regional musical style and turned it into a dominant voice in American musical lexicon.  He is sometimes referred to as the "Father of the...

Sunday Soothing: Anticipation

As thoughts swirl like autumn leaves Building and fluttering to this and that possibility Underlying is sense of new beginning Yet  and Then Looking back, yielding to the new Stepping into the future

Out of Ages Past

Something from last year that I thought deserved a rerun

A provoking quotes (11)

Every happening, great and small, is a parable whereby God speaks to us, and the art of life is to get the message. ~ Malcom Muggeridge   Please don't ask me how many times I've missed the point and had the lesson repeated.  A...