This rhododendron bud is bursting with promise. But look at all that snow! Will the bud still open in the spring, or has its future been hijacked?
Looking back at my blog, my last post was in July! Where has the time gone?? Well, let me share just a bit with you! Continue reading What’s Holding You Together?
My husband and I climbed Mount Monadnock in New Hampshire a couple of weeks ago. It only takes a few hours to climb and descend again, but it’s a workout and a half! This is a picture of part of the trail we took, looking back at what we’d just climbed. Continue reading Trail Assistance Needed!
Up close, these barnacles look a bit alien, don’t they? Almost a little creepy! Here’s another picture to put your mind at rest about their danger: Continue reading Shut the Front Door!
I recently got to go down to the beach during low tide, and snapped a few pictures of the seaweed hanging onto the rocks, exposed to the morning air. This is definitely not the preferred situation for seaweed to find itself in! Otherwise it wouldn’t be called seaweed. Continue reading Don’t Dry Up!
We love money because of what we can trade it for. Some things are necessary–food, clothing, and shelter, to begin with. But when we put our trust in it to save us from catastrophe, we’re on a sinking ship!
Money is a tool to be used wisely. Any tool used foolishly can be a cause of destruction, intended or not.
“In God We Trust” has been imprinted on U.S. coins since 1864. That seems like a long time ago! But trust misplaced has been an issue for much longer. The Israelites of old watched God deliver them time and again, without the use of their wallets. David wrote, “Some trust in chariots and some in horses, but we trust in the name of the Lord our God” (Psalm 20:7). They may not have been in the same playing field in the eyes of the nations surrounding them, but they knew where their strength and deliverance came from!
Next time you have money in your hand, remember…”IN GOD WE TRUST.”
We have two large catmint plants in our front flower bed, keeping the neighborhood bees busy and happy. We’ve even had hummingbirds visit from time to time. The flowers grow in groups along a tall stem, as you can see in this second picture below. Continue reading Disappointed?