Surprised by God’s Plan

Today I am joining Kate Motaung for Five Minute Friday: We write fast and free, for five minutes flat. The prompt is: CONTROL To be honest I wrote my story a few days ago as #MyUnintendedJoy. I spent five, maybe ten minutes revising it for this post. The birth control pill was legalized across the… Continue reading Surprised by God’s Plan

Five Ways to Support the Choice for Life

On Friday (1/27) the March for Life will take place in Washington D.C.  Every year, after the ruling on Roe v. Wade was handed down, people have marched to the Supreme Court in protest. God is the giver of life. We should support all life. Events recorded in the Bible emphasize the value of human… Continue reading Five Ways to Support the Choice for Life

The Irony of Refined Sugar

Today I am joining Five Minute Friday. We write fast and free for five minutes. Today’s prompt is REFINE. The dictionary gives these definitions: to reduce to a pure state, to improve or perfect by pruning or polishing, to become pure or perfected. When I think about refined white sugar I notice great irony. Cane… Continue reading The Irony of Refined Sugar

The Women’s March on Washington

A friend of mine is going to participate in the Women’s March on Washington that will take place on Saturday (1/21). I have seen pictures of pink hats that women are knitting for this event on instagram. I don’t plan to go, but the event has captured my attention. The following paragraph is taken from… Continue reading The Women’s March on Washington

Healthy Potato Salad with a Finnish Twist

Today I am making some potato salad for dinner. I read an interesting article that listed the health benefits available in potatoes and rice which are cooked and then cooled. According to the article: The process of cooking and then cooling potatoes and rice leads to the formation of resistant starch, a type of dietary… Continue reading Healthy Potato Salad with a Finnish Twist

When You’re in the Middle You Need to Pray

Today I am joining Kate Motaung for Five Minute Friday:  We write fast and free, for five minutes flat. The prompt is MIDDLE. In the photo above my husband and I are sitting in the middle of our grandchildren. This is a wonderful place. In our extended family we are in the middle of youth… Continue reading When You’re in the Middle You Need to Pray

Blessed by People of Faith

Today I am joining Five Minute Friday, writing on the prompt: connect. In December my husband and I  traveled  to Philadelphia  where  we   connected with the history of our country. We saw the Liberty Bell. We walked through Independence Hall where the founding fathers wrestled with the formation of a nation that would provide liberty… Continue reading Blessed by People of Faith

Attentive is my Word for 2017

Instead of a New Year resolution, I have found it beneficial to choose a word to focus on. It is a spiritual practice for me. Attentive is my word for 2017. The dictionary gives this meaning: heedful, observant, paying attention. The events taking place in the world can be fearful. I want to keep my… Continue reading Attentive is my Word for 2017