• Sunday Afternoon Tea

    Every person is an artist. The whole of life is a creative act. The warp and woof of each life is equivalent to the artist’s paint or the musician’s sounds. Ranald Macaulay and Jerram Barrs in Being...

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  • Feast of the Hunter’s Moon 2012-1

    We had a glorious day for the Feast of the Hunter’s Moon on Saturday. Everywhere we walked, we heard people talking about “perfect Feast weather” which is cool and breezy. After the rain on Friday, the forest...

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  • Sunday Afternoon Tea

    I was perusing a favorite blog recently, one known to have beautiful images of the everyday events of our lives… and thinking how lovely it would be to sit at such a table and enjoy writing by...

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  • Sunday Afternoon Tea

     ‘Tis the gift to be simple, ’tis the gift to be free, ’tis the gift to come down where we ought to be, and when we find ourselves in the place just right, ’twill be in the...

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  • My Bread Recipe

    Since a few asked for the bread recipe, I brought it over from my recipe blog to show you here. The loaf is made with my tried and true bread machine recipe that I let go through...

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    Sunday Afternoon Tea

    Two weeks ago I pondered the condition of today’s world in which we live, last week I pondered roots, and for Tea this Sunday I’ve been thinking about wings. It is the most difficult of all three...

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  • Sunday Afternoon Tea

    I left us last week with society falling apart and the need to find refuge in chaos. I’m glad I had another week to ponder it all… even if the pondering was done eating crackers and nibbling...

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  • Sunday Afternoon Tea

    Unless the Lord builds the house, those who build it labor in vain… Psalm 127:1a (ESV) This past week we celebrated our 38th anniversary. How did that happen??? Where did all of those years go? Well, it...

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  • Monday Morning

    We have had the loveliest of weather this past week. It has given a taste of autumn, so much so that I made oven stew last Friday and located the few remaining Pumpkin Spice K-Cups Christopher had...

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  • Saturday Pantry Suggestions

    I’ve spent the past few weeks talking about living a Pantry Lifestyle on a tight budget. I thought today I’d write about what we learned was important during seasons of abundance. Here are a few ideas from...

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  • Sunday Afternoon Tea

    I’m still under the weather due to these antibiotics. Well, to be honest… I am miserable. But that usually means they are working to rid the body of the dreaded infections. My long time friend, Sheila, brought...

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  • Cultivating Home As Sanctuary

    There is something about the words… coming home… that create the loveliest of images in my mind… a place of Sanctuary from the storms which batter from the outside world. I truly believe our homes are a...

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  • Under the Sunflowers by Robert Duncan
    To Accept the Things I Cannot Change

    God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change; courage to change the things I can; and wisdom to know the difference. Living one day at a time; Enjoying one moment at a time;...

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  • A Withering Branch…

    I walked out to the garden this morning, noticing from a distance the drooping flowers and tomato plants. I wasn’t feeling too well yesterday (this sinus-ear-upper respiratory thing still hangs on) so I didn’t make it out...

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    Sunday Afternoon Tea

    Not too long ago I was standing in line to pay for a purchase when suddenly memories of being seventeen years old at the beach with my girlfriends were flooding my mind. I could almost hear Hermit’s...

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  • Sunday Afternoon Tea

    He is like a tree planted by streams of water that yields its fruit in its season, and its leaf does not wither… Psalm 1:3  The drought continues in our part of the world with more serious...

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