Change Your Schedule, Not Your Kids


What gets in the way of the schedule. My schedule is how I get things done. If my kids stayed out of the way, it was a guarantee that I’d get my “list” done in short order. However, my kids didn’t always stay out of my way. The first day of school when I’d planned to go to my sister-in-law’s to can applesauce all day long, my youngest decided to wait in the grass for … Read more

Sound of Abundance of Rain

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The people behind the words. The song Showers of Blessing was written by Daniel Webster Whittle, who lost his right arm during the Civil War and became a prisoner of war. During his hospital stay, he became a Christian. You can read more of his life here. Ezekiel Ezekiel was a priest whose mission was to give warning to the Children of Israel. The book of Ezekiel is not an easy read, for there is much sin, … Read more

Chicken Enchiladas


Enchiladas You can fix this dish ahead and put it in the freezer for later use, or serve it up right away. For this recipe, I used my canned chicken. You can use leftover chicken or cook your own as well. Add more or less seasonings to your preference. My family does not like jalapenos so I don’t use them. Be sure to use gloves when you are removing seeds from jalapenos! You can switch … Read more

Not Even a Thread or a Sandal Strap

Refusing to take a thread or a sandal strap. Abram was an honest man. Sometimes. And sometimes? Not so much. This story of Abraham’s honesty in “not even a thread or a sandal strap” is right between two instances of dishonesty. Those instances were the times Abram feared for his life, so he didn’t tell the whole truth. Is honesty the best policy? When Abram and Sarai traveled to Egypt, he asked his wife to … Read more

Whatever You Do – Wash Your Hands!

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Just Wash Your Hands There’s a pandemic – at least, that’s what they say. But the pandemic, I think, is the different array Of thoughts and opinions and experts galore Who claim they’re the best and know just for sure What everyone else should be doing each day. Does the count keep changing, or are numbers being played?   This one thing they’ve said all during this pans Is “Don’t touch your face, and please … Read more