We Still Can!

I celebrated Independence Day in a bittersweet frame of mind. We were spending the holiday at the Lebanon, Virginia, festival because one of our favorite Bluegrass Music Groups, White Top Mountain Band, was there. The crowd that had gathered was enjoying the day with...

A Thanksgiving Challenge

“In everything give thanks for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you.” (Thessalonians 5:18, KJV)      Thanksgiving is almost upon us and I want to give you a challenge that could “make your day!” Jesus set an example of thankfulness while he was...

Ask October

Once again I would like to post my most requested and published fall piece for everyone. It’s that time of the year again, and it’s a favorite. We have such a wonderful God who has created all things beautiful for us to enjoy! Praise Him! ASK OCTOBER The...

Collard Greens and Vanilla Yogurt

Recently Emory and I were in the kitchen having our bedtime snack. I was spooning vanilla yogurt into my mouth as I watched him reheat some of the collard greens that he had cooked earlier in the day. I smiled as I experienced that serendipity moment once more. Emory...

Landon’s Fire

One new thing I will add to my Thanksgiving list this year is Landon's Fire.  Let me explain.  When Landon was two years old and first noticed the afterglow of the sunset, he became so excited. " Look, Paw Fuji, it's fire!"  Emory...

What a Way to Go!

Inspirations From The Mountains What a Way to Go! Ten days had passed—days in which we wondered, grieved and prayed. But our Princess cat, the best mouser in the whole wide world, was still missing. When the big snow came, she had disappeared without a trace. Two feet...