Monthly Archives: March 2013

Happy Easter!

I often think about Mary Magdalene, her importance, and all the emotions she must have felt in the days surrounding Jesus’ death.  She had become his good friend.  She was there with him at his crucifixion, as his body was raised … Continue reading

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“It is Finished”

Today is Good Friday, the day we commemorate Jesus’ crucifixion and death.  It’s a somber day. Today’s two services at my church, Stations of the Cross at noon, and then the Good Friday Liturgy tonight, were both spiritual and moving. … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Future Tense

I don’t have a cell phone that even takes pictures but I decided I would take part in this week’s photo challenge anyway.  And I have to say I found it to be a difficult one for me.  Here’s what … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt: Judgment Day

Today’s daily prompt:  If you were to judge your favorite book by its cover, would you still read it? There is just no way I can pick just one favorite book.  Impossible.  Here’s just four of my favorites and the … Continue reading

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Anticipating Loss: When Our Beloved Pets Age

A few days ago, I had to take my cat, Bigfoot, to the vet. Whenever people hear me say that, they give me a strange look or ask me WHY I took him to the vet when I AM a … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt: Bedtime Stories

Today’s daily prompt:  What was your favorite book as a child? Did it influence the person you are now? I think I’ve written a post about this in the past but I’ll tell the story again.  Without a doubt, my … Continue reading

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Sometimes I Just Feel Like Reading Children’s Books

I just finished reading Growing as a Christian 101: A Guide to Stronger Faith in Plain Language by Bruce Bickel and Stan Jantz.  It was an easy read and one that I enjoyed very much.  I like books that are … Continue reading

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Monday’s Question

  Question:  What’s something that’s always enjoyable to you? My Answer:  Being out in nature, and especially walking in the woods. What about you?  Leave a comment telling me something that’s enjoyable to you.   Gail ♥

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Black Widow Spiders

Several years ago, I was outside talking to an elderly neighbor man.  Somehow we got on the subject of spiders and he mentioned to me that our area, i.e., our neighborhood, had an abundance of black widow spiders (not what … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt: Show and Tell

Today’s daily prompt:  You’ve been asked to do a five-minute presentation to a group of young schoolchildren on the topic of your choice. Describe your presentation.  I love to educate children about bats.  When I was a teenager and in … Continue reading

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