GRACE is one of my favorite words. GRACE. In theological terms it means “the freely given, unmerited favor and love of God.” (via Dictionary.com) Unmerited. Meaning I didn’t do anything to deserve it. I didn’t become perfect. I didn’t score enough points via doing good deeds. I didn’t pray enough prayers, read enough scripture passages, or… Continue reading Grace
East Texas has been dealing with an arsonist burning our churches since the beginning of January. It is horrible and evil and must be stopped. This information was just sent out by The Tyler police dept. and I want to share it in case someone hears something helpful. My friend Peggye’s husband is a church… Continue reading Burning East Texas Churches
When I think of Philadelphia cream cheese, I think of creamy cheesecake or spicy chicken enchiladas. I love it! So much so that I am a follower of @lovemyPhilly on Twitter. (www.twitter.com/lovemyphilly) They asked some of us who follow them to try out a recipe that they developed for a pasta dish, using their cream… Continue reading Spaghetti a la Philly
“Sometimes, more often times than not, people come into your life and you will know right away how special they are and that they were meant to be there. To serve some sort of purpose, help teach you who you really are, or direct you to the path of who you wish to become. You… Continue reading Amo usted, amigos
Some of you may know that today my father-in-law is having heart surgery. This means that the rest of the family spends the day in a waiting room, pondering and praying and, well, waiting. Right now, though, I am waiting alone. People have had to scatter to go take care of other responsibilities, so I… Continue reading Waiting Rooms
So, this is what 2010 feels like; pretty much the same, I think, as how 2009 felt. That’s ok, though, as 2009 was a pretty good year, overall. I have many blessings, and very few real struggles, compared to many people I know. I do foresee some difficulties in this new year, and I am… Continue reading Happy 2010!