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Tuesday, January 23, 2018

We Bloom, Like The Tiniest Flower, Then We Move On

I think that I will always define tenderness by those moments. Those moments I watched a wife caress her dying husband, her grief standing silently...

Lessons Learned In Cruising

My husband is convinced a cruise is the perfect way to travel. Everything is paid for in advance, so you can forget about day...

It Runs Deeper Than You Think

Don’t be naïve!  Once you begin to rummage around in your soul you may discover that it runs deeper than you think. Just listen to...

The Recipe of the Week from The Happy Chef: Tiny Cream Cheese Biscuits

I taught in the public schools of Danville for 7 years. The principal at my school was one of the most beautiful, pure-hearted people...

CLICK, CLICK, CLICK… The Sound of Loyalty and Love

There is a certain rhythm to the early mornings in our home, but none more certain and inviolable as when Sabrina, standing in the...

A Perfect Memory? I’d Probably Just Say No

Lately I’ve been thinking about memory--not because I have new concerns about forgetting to put on my pants or pick up the milk in...

Witnessing the True Definition of Grace

I am a person with great appreciation for words.  I find myself carefully considering definitions and word usage – even in the most mundane and...

Never Dig a Hole by Stan Wright

Matthew 25:18, “But the one who had received the one talent went off and dug a hole in the ground and hid his master’s...

The Recipe of the Week from The Happy Chef: Good Ol’ Virginia Apple Butter

Well, Grandparents ARE a great thing! I have so many fond memories of my grandparents. My mother’s parents actually lived here in Roanoke, long...

Oh, Deer…!

No, this isn’t a lament about the deer that wander into our garden, devouring the green beans, feasting on kale, and nibbling grape vines...