Bigger, better, but not both

Bigger, better, but not both

Carrie Fisher said some wonderfully pithy things. One of my favorites is, “Instant gratification takes too long.” Another is, “As yo...

January 18th, 2020 |  


God wants you to be mindful

God wants you to be mindful

The Scripture informs us that God met with His people, Israel, in the Sinai Desert at the mountain range, Sinai, shortly after Moses led them out of E...

January 16th, 2020 |  


Are heirloom vegetables better?

Are heirloom vegetables better?

Vegetable plants can be either “heirloom” or “hybrid”, “GMO” or “Non-GMO”. Many people feel strongly a...

January 15th, 2020 |  



A tribute to a very special woman

A tribute to a very special woman

All of us have come in contact with certain individuals, and, if we are lucky, many individuals, who have enriched our lives simply by being in their ...

January 15th, 2020 |  


A brief overview of one mother

A brief overview of one mother

At holidays, I miss my mother. Opal Moore Adams Bowling was overweight, sloppy in her appearance, and never saw a household task she was eager to take...

January 14th, 2020 |  


Resolve to get involved in kids’ education

Resolve to get involved in kids’ education

A brand-new year has begun, and we all thought about, or even announced out loud to those closest to us, our good intentions for 2020.Even the most di...

January 14th, 2020 |  


Kids say the darndest things

Kids say the darndest things

I’ve always heard the phrase “out of the mouths of babes,” but I was reminded of the truth it holds during a recent Wednesday evenin...

January 13th, 2020 |  


Could we borrow an egg?

Could we borrow an egg?

Maybe it’s because I’m getting older and more nostalgic. Maybe it’s because I live in a more rural area now and neighbors’ hom...

January 11th, 2020 |  


Don’t be a ‘floppy’ on being Godly

Don’t be a ‘floppy’ on being Godly

It is the tragic experience of the Church at large that many who demonstrate initial Christian potential wind up being a tremendous spiritual flop.The...

January 9th, 2020 |  


Making plans to un-decorate

Making plans to un-decorate

Our bout with the flu certainly did slow things down around here. I found that a poster I first noticed years ago was true again. It said, “Work...

January 8th, 2020 |