Proud as a Peacock
I make animals out of clay...just about any kind. But some are more challenging than others. A peacock is not too difficult to MAKE...but PAINTING it is another matter. I had this peacock I'd made I don't know HOW many years ago that had been b... Read more
I got together with 3 friends from high school days - Carol (from Spencerport, like me), Sue and Vikki (from Hilton) - and the four of us went camping at Letchworth State Park. It was drizzly and rainy the first two days of course, and the sun c... Read more
How I Got My Start In Missions
I was made aware of foreign missions when, as a young Christian in college I was invited to attend a Wycliffe Bilbe Translator dinner, where they told about what they did. Since then, I wanted to be one who "GOES" out into the mission field. Whe... Read more
All right, now...
Today I after a nap, I told myself that I have some 40 weeks before my hoped-for return to Peru. That's 40 weeks to get back into REAL exercise, to strengthen my muscles for the required rigors - especially those wall squats, to strengthn the th... Read more
At the suggestion/request of a Spark Buddy, I changed my photo gallery to include some pictures of some of my artwork. But of course I can't resist putting some of my mission work (including radio and tv preaching!) and my spiritual kids, whom I... Read more
Delicious by Association
"Better a meal of vegetables where there is love than a fattened calf with hatred."(Proverbs 15:17 Food always tastes better when the company is sweet. So I changed my photo gallery to reflect some wonderful meals taken with friends and famil... Read more
This is what I shared with the work team. I had given them each a little frog I made as a memento of their time at my house. The t-shirt says "FCWC 2010" on the front
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You know, I have been so blessed by this answer to prayer. Every now and then I just break out in tears - even sobs - of gratitude before the Lord. Because really, it is because of HIS great love - flowing through others in the Body of Christ - ... Read more
No, it's not before WEIGHT, it's my ATTIC before the workers came.
A little history:
My Dad and (puertorican)step-mom had owned this house first, and when Dad was getting ready to retire, he gave me the opportunity to rent with option to... Read more
I was just talking wih one of my Spark Buddies about fishing and fish, and thought I'd blog about some memories and throw in some photos. When I go on missions - ESPECIALLY in the jungle region where fresh fish from the rivers is an inexpensive ... Read more
Every now and then I think about why I am doing this...pushing myself to get on the exercise bike, to walk my granddaughter to school rather than drive her, to put in Richard Simmons when I'd rather sit around...
I don't have to look farther t... Read more
1 Corinthians 9:27 in the Amplified Bible says
"But [like a boxer] I buffet my body [handle it roughly, discipline it by hardships] and subdue it, for fear that after proclaiming to others the Gospel and things pertaining to it, I myself s... Read more
Well, I got the results of my taxes yesterday. I had laid a fleece before the Lord (as per Gideon in the book of Judges, chapter 6.) And while it is a nice return, it is not enough to hold us over during the summer months. I'm going to have to l... Read more
The calendar may SAY that March 20 is the first day of spring, but climatologically speaking, spring usually doesn't feel like it's here till April. Even so, we look for those little harbingers...crocus and buds, and of course my favorite, the A... Read more
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ANSWER TO PRAYER!
I'll have to take some before and after pictures soon. But for now, I just want to give thanks to God. Background: When my younger DD and her DH , and my DS and DDIL (and baby) were here in 2008, we were hoping they could assume the mortgage so ... Read more