lent…

i heard a LOT about Fat Tuesday over the last week.  eating.  drinking. king cakes.  eating. drinking.  yet, i have heard VERY LITTLE about Ash Wednesday and Lent.  over the course of christian history, Lent has developed as a time when believers honor and focus on Jesus’ 40 days in the desert.  they have typically honored that time by fasting and praying.  hence, Fat Tuesday. they were eating as much as they could before the fast began.  then, over the 40 days they... Read More

love…

happy valentines day today can be a difficult day for some people. those of us who haven’t found a love yet.  those who have lost love, grieve love.  today can be a difficult day.  i was thinking about that this morning as i was brushing my teeth.  i do understand that it is a historically odd holiday that has turned into a greeting card feeding frenzy.  however, whether we agree with it or not, today is a day that red and pink reign and LOVE is on a lot of minds.  in... Read More

orchids re-bloom…

you may remember that i LOVE orchids.  i get it from my mom and my sister-in-law.  i just love their blooms.  my orchids are more sophisticated than i am, but they agree to live in my home and brighten it.  if you didn’t know that about me, then shame on you for not reading more of my blog. 😉  here are the posts about it….one and two. so, here is the trick….ready?  well, it’s easy…i just did what i said i was gonna do.  i cut down the stalk... Read More

wednesday humor…

so, today has been a tough day for me.  then, somebody sent this to me.  i LOVE this video.  i don’t even have a favorite part because it’s just too funny.  i will tell you, though, that i also cry if i am below a 3 or above a 6…. you NEED to spend 4 minutes watching this!    Read More

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