A splash of fall color in North Carolina!

the Lord has done this,    and it is marvelous in our eyes. The Lord has done it this very day;    let us rejoice today and be glad. Psalm 118:23-24 - This will be my signature photo for a while! Today's post features just the one photograph, taken around 7:30 this morning. Why just one? Well, it's all I need! Florida was great. Thanksgiving …

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This is the day the Lord has made: Geoffrey turns two and life gets brighter!

This is the day the Lord has created;    let us rejoice today and be glad.  Lord, save us!    Lord, grant us success! Psalm 118:24-25 - Geoffrey turns 2!!!! It is important, especially in the middle of all the activities and reflections surrounding a death, that we remember to take time for the amazingly positive events - such as birthdays …

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Life: “The Lord has done it this very day!”

 How very good and pleasant it is    when God's people live together in unity! It is like the precious oil on the head,    running down upon the beard,on the beard of Aaron,    running down over the collar of his robes. It is like the dew of Hermon,    which falls on the mountains of Zion.For there the Lord ordained his blessing,    life forevermore.Psalm 133 Sunday, …

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Making Ordinary Time Extraordinary!

This is the day that the Lord has made;     let us rejoice and be glad in it! - Psalm 118:24 This - above - is the view from my study window this morning. Misty, cold, melted snow, leftover slush, the promise of rain, messy. The vista is shrouded in clammy winter cloud, everything drenched with cold …

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dreary day gratitude and celebrating life!

This is the day that the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it... The Lord is God, and he has given us light. Bind the festal procession with branches, up to the horns of the altar. You are my God, and I will give thanks to you; you are my God, …

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