Pins and Peeves

“Finally my brethren, be strong in the Lord and in the power of His might. Put on the whole armor of GOD that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness ofContinue reading “Pins and Peeves”

Lost Your Way?

   I am the youngest of my single-mother’s five children.  Our family, 1960 migrants from Alabama abusive, grew up in South Central, Los Angeles. I was a tearful little girl, always with a vivid imagination. Fear, hunger and loneliness were my usual companions. In 1963, Mom enrolled me in Kindergarten, I think at 99th StreetContinue reading “Lost Your Way?”

In My Own Flesh

Sometimes… every now and then… well, way too often- I question GOD. Really and that is probably not a wise think to do. But He graciously allows me to ask because He loves me. even though there are time when a pity party ensues and (in my flesh) I will stop to ask, “Why ?”Continue reading “In My Own Flesh”

A Christmas Prayer

A Christmas Prayer The years flow by far too quickly LORD for me to comprehend The power of the gifts You give – Like children, family, friends Before another moment passes I kneel in humble prayer To thank You Father for what You do that lets me know You’re there   The tears in theContinue reading “A Christmas Prayer”

A Sign of the Times

When I saw the video of Thamsanqa Jantjie, the mentally challenged signer at President Nelson Mandela’s December 10, 2013 memorial, I chuckled hard! It was clear that whatever Mr. Jantjie was dong, it was not real or truly skillful Sign Language. However, Mr. Jantjie accomplished what he set out to do. He accomplished infamy! DeficitsContinue reading “A Sign of the Times”

Perfect Love Brings About …

              I imagined the backdrop for the Living Nativity without thought for the rest of the manger. Once it was decided that a full manger was needed, I thought simple pimple! Let’s just use a barbecue canopy frame; a few palm branches and Voilà – a manger scene. Not soContinue reading “Perfect Love Brings About …”

The Cooperative

 “You’re blessed when you can show people how to cooperate instead of compete or fight. That’s when you discover who you really are, and your place in God’s family”. Matthew 5:9 (The Message) I think the holidays are all about GOD’S grace. He has graced me with more than I have  the sense to ask for. ForContinue reading “The Cooperative”