Excerpt from Arm Wrestling with Pharaoh, Copyright 2016 SueAnn Porter. All rights reserved. Scriptures from Easy Read 2013 Bible, by Joel Nelson, used with permission. My thoughts based on Exodus Chapter 3 — my humble opinions in bold type. 1 Now Moses kept the flock of Jethro his father in law, the priest of … More Chapter Three. A Conversation with Fire. “Why doesn’t God do something?”.
All the kids were so excited, Santa was sitting in a wagon pulled by a truck, escorted by the fire engines. It made me think: When was the last time I was that excited about anything? I really don’t recall. The closest was a few months ago, when my son got a new roommate who is a … More Santa was just in my neighborhood
Last summer while in Canada I picked up “The Road” by Cormac McCarthy. Big mistake. I was going to re-gift* this book at my Writer’s Group party next week but I wanted to read it first. First, let me confess: there are very few novels that I actually finish reading. They just don’t hold my … More Being cold, wet, tired and hungry makes me feel unloved. So why read a book about it?
It’s ok, kids, if you don’t know who that is. He made a lot of sarcastic observations. And he was usually right. Here’s some of my thoughts lately: Why is it that during this season of Peace on Earth, people are more rude, drive more recklessly, and spend more money than they should, driving themselves … More In an Andy Rooney kind of mood #grumpy
If you’ve read my blog for any length of time, you are aware that Casting Crowns is my favorite band. My son and I went to JC Penneys to buy his winter coat. Of course I prayed beforehand that I would find a coupon and that prayer was answered and I saved $30. When we … More Casting Crowns and the Vet and other stories #Friday
Sometimes it’s time to move on. It’s time to leave someone’s life or let them leave yours. Sometimes it’s time to walk out of that job and say, “BYE!” Sometimes a person in your life has pushed your limit of how much verbal abuse, manipulation, and control you can endure. It’s time to tear the … More Happy Trails or Burning the Bridge
I finished a python class last night. We started with eleven people. Each week we lost a few as it was “too hard”, “too confusing” or they “didn’t understand.” I felt pretty good as I was one of the last remaining survivors. The others were a Scientist and a Mathematician/ Statistics person of some sort. … More And then there were three #class