So Betty went back to Uganda

Betty came to the USA to visit us for a few weeks, and has returned home to Uganda, to continue her work with widows and orphans. She and her group of helpers cook outdoors, and then distribute the food to those who have none. This is a picture of the workers distributing food from the … More So Betty went back to Uganda


 Pure and undefiled religion before God and the Father is this: to visit orphans and widows in their trouble, and to keep oneself unspotted from the world.  – James 1:27

A Season

  To everything there is a season, A time for every purpose under heaven.  Ecclesiastes 3:1 1 To everything there is a season, A time for every purpose under heaven: 2 A time to be born, And a time to die; A time to plant, And a time to pluck what is planted; 3 A time to kill, … More A Season


For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God. 19 For it is written: “I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, And bring to nothing the understanding of the prudent.”[a] 20 Where is the wise? Where is … More Wisdom

Learning to rejoice

Rejoice always,  pray without ceasing,  in everything give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 New King James Version (NKJV) I’m working on this one too. I discovered that when I stop and thank God for everything, it does alleviate some grief! For example, when I … More Learning to rejoice

Will I reach 100?

I have been blogging for 2 years now. It started out as an anonymous place to ‘vent’ –but it’s evolved. Sometimes I just write about common stuff, like my dog, and setting off the smoke alarm every time I cook. Many times, my blog talks about my faith in Jesus, and how I am able … More Will I reach 100?


Part of yesterday’s blog was “vanished into thin air.” I will try again! SALT Jesus said, “You are the salt of the earth.” – Matt. 5:13 These days, we are warned that too much salt is a bad thing; it leads to high blood pressure and other ills. Salt was vitally important before refrigeration was … More Salt


My “homework” for my writing class was a choice between two things. First, using the lyrics from the song “Windy” write something. Second choice, quotes from the movie “Gone with the Wind.” I decided to put the homework sheet aside, and see what turned up. I figured lots of folks would decide to write about the leaves … More Windy


At the Passover Seder, ie, the Last Supper, Jesus is talking to the disciples: 35Then Jesus asked them, “When I sent you without purse, bag or sandals, did you lack anything?” “Nothing,” they answered. 36 He said to them, “But now if you have a purse, take it, and also a bag; and if you … More Swords


“ For I’m created for you alone Bought with a price, I’m not my own Seated in the heavenlies, There’s no place I’d rather be, Than with you Forever LORD YOU ARE MY TREASURE”  — Chris Tomlin I was listening to the above song yesterday in the car, and the word treasure kept popping out … More Treasure