Take time to smell the roses

“We might think we are nurturing our garden but of course it’s our garden that is really nurturing us.”  -Jenny Uglow Hi friends, Ina Garten says that her extravagance is her garden and it is the first thing she looks at every morning when she wakes up. Ina Garten is a master chef that I…Read more »

Come Sit on the Porch with Me

My Prayer for you.  I pray you will experience God’s peace today.  May His unfailing love and mercy take away all your fears and reassure you that everything will be okay.  He is with us always. Hi Friends, Front Porches were part of my childhood.  Long conversations with neighbors is a beautiful memory for me. …Read more »

Spring, Birds, Rabbits and More

“It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold: when it is summer in the light and winter in the shade.”  – Charles Dickens Hi Friends, Charles Dickens sure knew what he was saying when he described March.  I feel like he might have been in Western…Read more »

Prelude to Spring 2022

Hi Friends, Please join me in praying for the people of Ukraine.  I found it a bit hard to write about JOY as my heart is heavy for these people but we must keep the JOY of the Lord in our hearts.   I have been consumed with the horror of the war there.  I pray…Read more »