. I stopped by the little thrift store in Newberg today. As one goes through the heavy metal front doors you find yourself in a small entry room, the walls lined with books on shelves, and with boxes of books on the floor, that have not been put onto shelves, mainly because there is no… Read More book hunting
. It is so easy to want to judge. To take one side over another. Doing so makes us feel in control of our self, of others and our world. And yet, what judgement really produces are extremes, walls, division and selfishness. None of these things are very good. When we realize that we are… Read More mere christianity . by c.s.Lewis
. I know that speaking and hearing words makes them seem to come alive. And then i think, well…the words of God are truly alive and living. So, is there something that happens when we speak the words of God that is different than speaking my own words. Spiritually, i think that there is. I… Read More voices and friends . poetry reading
.I have been inspired to look closer at my motivation behind my blogging. And so, photos have become smaller, column width has been shortened for easier reading, and links of other blogs have been brought up and along side of my posts. All to support a more equal balance of priority.
.October Like tired lids the leaves drop down,Earth drowsy grows, and on her breast,Beneath a blanket red and brown,The weary year lies down to rest. Poem by~Edith BrownellPublished in The Outing MagazineThe outdoor magazine of human interestVolume XLVIIOctober, 1905-March, 1906The Outing Publishing Company ~ The following text is fromThe Writer: A monthly magazine for literary… Read More Poem by Edith Brownell
. I have been thinking of the yearly celebrations of christmas and halloween. And i have decided that i don’t want to honor them. They are not biblical celebrations and they are full of paganism and worldly hooey. I do like to bring more light and comfort into the house for the darker and colder… Read More Something to Celebrate
. photos above:from “Their Own Choice” A portfolio of LIFE photographers’ favorites. LIFE Magazine’s 50th Anniversary Issue . Fall 1986 I took photos… of photos…that were in an article of the 1986 magazine that i bought at a book sale… which led to… The Photographer Web site for Michael O’Brien here Book – “Hard Ground” Tom… Read More photographer michael o’brien
. there are stars growing in my yard if you haven’t heard it’s a sign mark as read a preview of what’s to come something very pleasing softness and grace so beautiful etherial .
. The main thing this chapter is about, is that God took on the life of a baby, a man, lived and breathed and spoke of who He was and what it meant. He died a physically terrible human death, and then came back from that into life. Also, that the natural life of… Read More mere christianity . by c.s.Lewis
..✳ a blue bird ✳ ginger gold apples ✳ transparent leaves ✳ a white barn..
. First i would like to share some very interesting tidbits from the “history of quilting page” on wikipedia. ✄ The stitching together of layers of padding and fabric, may date back as far as ancient Egypt. ✄ In Europe quilting appears to have been introduced by Crusaders in the 12th century, in particular in… Read More Quilts
. If you would like to join in the poetry reading, you will find information on our first post…here.There is a “voices and friends group” on facebook…here.Enjoy the reading. ♥ For Maureen’s poem go (here) … mister linky was giving her problems. Mister Linky’s Magical Widgets — Thumb-Linky widget will appear right here!This preview will disappear… Read More voices and friends . poetry reading