Just a carpenter

By a Carpenter mankind was made, and only by that Carpenter can mankind be remade. ~Desiderius Erasmus Have you ever wondered about the juxtaposition of the Creator of the Universe's choice of professions when he assimilated himself into humankind in the form of a carpenter? Of all the professions available during that time, why a [...]

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The weight of expectations

Ecclesiastes. I will venture a bet it's not a book in the Old Testament too many of you have read. I know I haven't. But, it's quickly moving up the list. And, believe it or not, it does tie into Thankful Thursday. The Old Testament book doesn't dance around the hard questions of life, but [...]

Same war, new battle

This may not seem like a normal Thankful Thursday post, but bear with me. You'll understand in the end. As some of you know, Entrepreneur was granted a 90-day chemo holiday last October. This allowed him to enjoy the holidays and our family vacay to Mexico last December. Last week, he went in for his [...]

2018 One Word Wrap Up

My post today is doing double duty. My Awwww Monday photo is so cute and you'll surely think it's an awwww-worthy selection for today. The second is because it's New Year's Eve. For quite a few years, I've ditched the New Year's resolutions in favor or picking one word to focus on for the year. [...]

Photo Challenge: Feliz Navidad!

I missed PJ's photo challenge last month so I wasn't about to miss this one. After all, the theme is Feliz Navidad! And, there's no shortage of photos for this time of year. Shortage of time. Yes. Shortage of photos. No. December is always a mixed bag of activities. This year, along with gift shopping, we [...]