Just look at the cute little cherry tomato blossoms, promising nice, juicy additions to my salad bowl in a few weeks. Wait a second, what’s that I see down below?? Continue reading Lose Those Suckers!
A tree is a tree is a tree…how can you tell?
I took all of these pictures at my husband’s softball game a few weeks ago. All trees, although they all look completely different! Tall, short, spindly, bushy, green leaves, red leaves, needles, straight limbs, convoluted limbs…but all definitely trees. What makes a tree a tree? Continue reading Captivating Trees
Here you are!
You believe in God, you believe that His Son, Jesus, came to die for your sins, and hopefully you are living “a life worthy of the calling you have received” (Ephesians 4:1). In living to please God and allowing the fruit of the Spirit to grow (love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control~~Galatians 5:22-23), you become inviting to others who may be searching for meaning in this life. But you are not meant to be a lone ranger. Continue reading One Alone, or One of Many?
Rainy days…good, bad, or indifferent? Good for vegetable gardens, flowers, ducks and frogs. If you’re a preschool teacher, they can be the epitome of evilness itself! Those darlings need to get outside and expend as much energy as possible! Continue reading Go Away, or Come Again?
Watching the waves crash over moss-covered rock jetties can be quite relaxing. Walking on wet, moss-covered rocks without falling is quite the feat extraordinaire!
Looking more closely, I wonder what life is like for the moss covering these rocks. Continue reading Hold On!
Meet the beautiful barberry bush, popular with landscapers for its striking reddish leaves and year-round hardiness. This bush grows near a corner of our house, but I admit that it has not been near and dear to my heart! Continue reading Barbs or Blossoms?
Phlox is my favorite spring flower! Its bright happy colors spread to cover the area surrounding it, sometimes even draping over rock walls. You can barely even see the green leaves under all of those flowers packed in together! It reminds me of the verse that says, “Love covers over a multitude of sins” (1 Peter 4:8). Continue reading You’re My Favorite!