Prayer Means Never Having To Say Good-bye

Whether we are cognizant of the fact or not, we are connected to God and each other Our whispered hello to God and each other is called prayer. I am not just reciting theology when I remind you that there is neither time nor distance when we live and move and breath in the Spirit.…… Continue reading Prayer Means Never Having To Say Good-bye

Singing The Chicken Butchering Day Blues

Credit: my husband poultry live happy, free-range lives until B Day This tale of the chickens’ demise started out innocently enough. I had no idea that I was setting myself up for a disaster of massive proportions. Nothing seems to go according to plan when you are the mother to the very r of nine…… Continue reading Singing The Chicken Butchering Day Blues

Aren’t Mothers The Heart Of The Family?

Credit: me a couple of turkeys and laying hen were my only companions for hours. So, tell me, why was I not missed after spending three hours locked in the chicken coop? I have always heard that the mother is the heart of the family, especially a stay at home mother with a crew of…… Continue reading Aren’t Mothers The Heart Of The Family?

My Dog Is Brilliant Enough To Act Dumb

        Don’t let looks fool you,Duke is smart, too smart   If we could only outsmart our intelligent chocolate lab, all would be well. me          Don’t let looks fool you,Duke is smart, too smart.   are often trained as guide dogs because they understand complex commands and can remember up to one…… Continue reading My Dog Is Brilliant Enough To Act Dumb

Spiritual Freedom: When Non-Essentials Fall Away

Credit: my daughter, Emily A sunrise. The light of truth dispels the darkness of confusion. Many traditionalists believe that church culture is the same as basic tenets of the faith. Challenging custom is then synonymous with challenging the faith. A young woman, Leah Marie, posted a piece on Blogher based on The Book of Mormon…… Continue reading Spiritual Freedom: When Non-Essentials Fall Away