Healthy eating is a lifestyle for me. Some of you may be starting this lifestyle because of the new year. If you’re looking for an easy recipe that is healthy and satisfying, this one may be for you. I call this No Excuses Chicken because everything needed is purchased at the store and there’s no chopping and no excuses for not having something healthy to eat. … More No Excuses Chicken
One day rolls into the next and much of life can be lived in crisis mode. But we must be sure that we aren’t reacting to some really small things in a big way. We have to conserve energy for the big things. We can’t give so much energy to the stopped up drains or … More Perspective in the New Year
In the air there’s a feeling of Christmas, but sometimes the reality of our lives don’t lend themselves to such a light hearted, nostalgic feeling. This blog is for those who may be enduring something this holiday season. … More When Suffering is in the Season
There are many beautiful and touching carols, but none has captured my heart more than Hark the Herald Angels Sing. The theology in the song is crystal clear, and my heart rejoices to hear and sing it. You may pick out some other Christian themes in it, but these are the ones that stand out … More My Favorite Christmas Carol
There’s no doubt about it…this is happy mail! … More 5 Reasons to Send Christmas Cards
You’ll never buy canned cranberry sauce again and tastes so good.
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Do you need a simple list of your personal theology regarding God, Jesus and the Bible? Years ago, I was working with children who hadn’t grown up in church. Teaching them made my faith sharper as I looked for ways to reach them with the truth of Jesus and the Bible. Bible stories that I’d … More Truth In a List
A few months ago, I wrote a blog about Scripture Writing here. Since we use this spiritual discipline at Buried Treasures Home, I saw a need to make a list of what to look for in a scripture passage so that one can get the most out of God’s word. Below is a list I compiled of … More Help with Scripture Writing
John 8:36 says, “So if the Son sets you free, you will be free indeed.” Because Jesus lives in my heart, I am FREE from… the penalty of sin ~ HELL the power of sin ~ HERE the presence of sin ~ HEAVEN When we were church planters in Rhode Island, we had something called … More What Are We Free From?
There’s nothing like getting a personal letter in the mail. Short of wedding invitations and graduation announcements, letters can be few and far between these days. I’m thankful that during my lifetime, I knew about sending, as well as, receiving letters in the mailbox. There’s something special about an envelope with your name inscribed on it, … More 5 Reasons to Write a Handwritten Letter
Recently a few minutes taken to run errands turned into an eternal, life changing assignment. My husband and I pulled in to an oil and lube shop for an oil change. Making my way to the customer waiting room, Clark joined me in a few minutes. Little did I know then, but Clark had given … More A Simple Oil Change
I believe the best TV shows were in my childhood. To this day, I still have positive memories associated with certain TV shows. The Wild West’s image became imprinted in my mind with such shows as High Chaparral, Gun Smoke, and Bonanza. Even The Brady Bunch episodes of their family camping trip introduced the Wild … More Wild West Episode
We were relaxing around the dining room table reminiscing about a couple of mission trips we’d taken, and about present ministry. One friend around that table admitted to a loss of purpose due to her critical illness. For decades, she had an immeasurable impact in many lives, but now was pondering what on earth she … More Talk about Heaven
Mississippi can be blazing hot. Add to that some fairly high humidity levels and it’s downright uncomfortable most days of summer. This morning, however, I felt a breeze. It wasn’t a hot, dry breeze either. It had a cooler nature to it and was strong enough to provide relief from a well established heat at … More July’s Gentle Breezes
Yesterday morning in church, we sang a medley of songs about heaven, as well as, grace. While singing, my mind pondered how freeing it is to live a life indelibly marked by God’s grace. None of us deserve God’s grace. Maybe as a believer in Jesus you have wondered where you would be if it … More Imagine a New Life