my southern life embellished by a living faith in God

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Why Did Jesus Have To Die?

Why Did Jesus Have To Die?

As a young girl, I went to Church.  I read my Bible and I loved God.  I prayed. I understood that Jesus was sacrificed for our sins but I didn’t really understand why he had to die.  I suppose I lead a sheltered life and […]

Manic Monday-7

Manic Monday-7

Manic Monday-7 Psalms 146:1-2 (The Living Bible) Paraphrased “Praise the Lord! Yes, really praise him! I will praise him as long as I live, yes, even with my dying breath.” I love to praise God. When I think of his magnificent hands and all that […]

Five things on my bucket list for next summer

Five things on my bucket list for next summer

Thinking ahead…. It is still so hot here in the South. This has been an extremely hot and humid summer and the heat will probably be here for awhile. But I am already thinking about Fall.  Thinking about Fall leads me to thinking about next […]

Manic Monday-5

Manic Monday-5

Manic Monday-5 Psalms 61: 1-2 The Living Bible (Paraphrased) “O God, Listen to me! Hear my prayer! 2 For wherever I am, though far away at the ends of the earth, I will cry to you for help. When my heart is faint and overwhelmed, lead […]

Pieces of Broken China

Pieces of Broken China

Pieces of Broken China –  Years ago, when my daughter was small, probably around three, she would join me in the kitchen while I prepared meals. She would sit on the floor and open the bottom cabinets and play with anything that she found. Usually […]


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