Archive for the ‘Faith’ Category

Mother Teresa Quotes

This is a previously published on NanaHood but it seemed like a good time to share it again. The visual images of children in Syria suffering from chemical weapons has stuck in [...]

Be The Good

Be The Good Yesterday I was in a parking lot of a big discount department store and I was looking for a parking space. I’m one of those people who love to [...]

Friendships and Blessings

My friend Peggy is a great friend and a blessing to our family.. For a long time she lived out in Arizona but she moved back and we are so happy she [...]

Unusual Kentucky Sky

We had a thunderstorm the other night and after the storm the sky was the most unusual Kentucky sky  I think I have ever seen! This was taken off my back porch [...]

Praying for Paris

I had intended to write a post about something else today, but it can wait. I can’t stop thinking about the attacks in Paris and wishing there was something I could do. [...]

When Saying “Goodbye” Breaks Your Heart

I have always loved the ocean and every time I visited the beach, if it was possible. My cousin, Martha, came and stayed with us. We walked for miles along the shore [...]

Sisters of the Heart


Thanksgiving In The Corner

I love Thanksgiving and after I got old enough and wise enough to understand exactly why we celebrate certain things, I started to feel sorry for Thanksgiving. It didn’t take a genius [...]

What You Might Not Know About Breast Cancer

I read a great article this morning that listed some things you might not know about breast cancer.   After I read it I decided to make up my own list to share [...]

Listening to the Rain

We have a screened in sun porch where I love to sit, especially when it’s raining. There’s just something about the sound and smell of rain that is soothing, even refreshing. I [...]

Mother’s Day Poem for a Mom in Heaven

This is a Mother’s Day Poem written for my mom, Shirley Layne DeMumbrum Bell. For those of you who have lost your mothers you know that Mother’s Day is hard. If you [...]

Deep Roots

Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful. But his delight is [...]

Why Did God Make Grandmothers?

Why did God make grandmothers? Here are a few reasons I thought of. 1. They give lots of hugs, kisses and snuggles! 2. They make awesome babysitters. 3. To share their wisdom. [...]

Words of Wisdom

Grandparents should play the same role in the family as an elder statesman can in the government of a country. They have the experience and knowledge that comes from surviving a great [...]

Mother Teresa Quotes

If I were asked to compile a list of influential women who made a difference in this world, one of my top five would be Mother Teresa. Her kindness and concern for [...]

Christmas Party

Sunday night we had our church family over for a Christmas party. It was so much fun! Wishing you and yours a very Merry Christmas! Link up my blogger buddies!

Holidays and Hurting Hearts

This morning I read a friend’s Facebook post and in it she lamented that today was her anniversary. Her beloved husband passed several years ago and if he were still alive they [...]

Day 20-Music

Day 20 of 30 Days of Thanks Music “And when they had sung an hymn, they went out into the mount of Olives.” Mark 14:26  Jesus was about to be crucified and [...]

Day 10 – Faith, Hope and Love

Sunday is church day for me and so today I’m giving thanks to God for his only Son, for the Bible and for the gifts of faith, hope and love. 1 Corinthians [...]

Day 9 – Fleas

Day 9 30 Days of Thanks Fleas This won’t make sense to you unless you have read The Hiding Place, a true story about Corrie Ten Boom and her families experience during [...]