I love the week leading up to Easter. In Christian circles it’s called “Holy Week.” It’s become one of my favorite times of the year. We have a unique tradition in our small town; I think it’s pretty isolated to this place as I’ve never heard of it anywhere else. Each day at lunch hour … Continue reading Holy Week
I still have a calendar on my fridge. A real life paper one. Yes, I’m still one of the last Mohicans who hasn’t recorded all of their lives on a cell phone. Digital everything is the name of the game these days. I’m sure it is very convenient to have your schedule right at your … Continue reading What a Year!
I love the changing of the seasons. Oh, I have a favorite season, but there’s something really special about the changing of one season into another. Right now, where I live, spring is blooming more and more each day. The grass is starting to turn green, the bumble bees are feasting on the freshly opened … Continue reading My Alabaster Box
It finally arrived. The end of summer. Vivian dreaded the family meeting they’d scheduled after supper; she wasn’t at all excited about the idea of going back to Palm Beach. She’d talked to a realtor about putting the house on the market, this was one bit of news she had to tell the kids tonight. … Continue reading Blessed Assurance: A Story of Hope (part sixteen)
The long days of summer were nearly over and the corn stalks were as tall as she was. Vivian had taken a break after morning chores to walk the fields and think over all that had happened in the months since they’d arrived. It seemed impossible that they were facing the beginning of August. She … Continue reading Blessed Assurance: A Story of Hope (part fifteen)