September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. It is very serious and my prayer is that everyone does what they can to save lives. No matter how simple a gesture, it might just be the thing that saves a life. From my lips to God's ears! Back in the last millennium, when I was a teenager, … Continue reading Revolution of the Squishy Grape
Back in the 1980's, my husband and I were doing a job in the Southern United States. We had the assistance of two elderly gentlemen who had a great work ethic. A younger man, the son of the owner of the company, came out and loudly began criticizing the two gentlemen. He proceeded to tell … Continue reading No Never Mind
This is a saying in the American West which describes a person who is all talk and no follow through. They are unable to back up their words with actions. Just because you are wearing a cowboy hat, it doesn't make you a cowboy. Or just because you are wearing a cowboy hat does not … Continue reading All Hat No Cattle
I learn some pretty valuable lessons while doing chores at the ranch. Not a whole lot else to do but pray and think while I'm filling up three 75 gallon tubs with water, for five cows we have sectioned off from the rest of the herd. It actually started when I was watering the chickens. … Continue reading I’m clear flowing water
Sit back, relax while I astound and delight you with my vast and extensive knowledge of Latin. (Feel free to insert laughter here.) Carpe diem is a Latin phrase usually translated as “seize the day.” Coram deo is a Latin phrase translated as “in the presence of God.” It summarizes the idea of Christians living … Continue reading Carpe Diem
I know, I know, being oily sounds weird, but please give me a chance to show you how very cool it is. In keeping with my Being posts, (Salty, Shiny, Fruity, Thirsty) I am now hopefully going to convince you to Be Oily too! First, some basics. Defined, oil is a greasy liquid. Anoint is … Continue reading Being Oily-a.k.a. Anointed
Shalom “... make 'peace' your life motto. Practice being at peace with everyone.” (Ps. 34:14 [TPT]) The Passion Translation further explains shalom in the footnote for this verse: “This word much more than peace. It means wholeness, wellness, well-being, safe, happy, favor, completeness, to make peace, peace offering, secure, to prosper, to be victorious, to … Continue reading Shalom Y’all!