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The Master Craftsman

Oct 14, 2018

In addition to quilting, I've also enjoyed trying a variety of crafts. Some become part of my hobbies, others are never tried again. The other day, I was feeling guilty about the time that I spend on these craft activities, until I …( read more )

God Has A Handle On It

Jun 26, 2018

I'm making a folding display frame that will stand up on a table and hold the name tags for recurring clergy meetings. When not in use, it closes up with a clasp, but it needs a carrying handle. So, I went to a thrift shop and bought one …( read more )

Joy

Oct 5, 2017

Shortly after seven o'clock each morning, I take our dogs for a walk. One day this past weekend, one of my sisters, who was staying the weekend, joined me. That was fun for all of us: she and I enjoyed watching our animals, and they …( read more )

Free From The Fowler's Snare

Aug 22, 2017

Last month, a baby robin fell out of its nest in my backyard. I tried to put it back, but the tiny residence was overcrowded; there was simply no room. Fortunately, this bird was fully feathered and nearly ready to fly. In the meantime, …( read more )

Noisy Troubles

Apr 10, 2016

Bam! I was on my way home from an appointment with my income tax accountant when my Ford Focus announced that it needed attention: brrramble, rumble, grumble. It made noisy sounds like a Sherman tank might make as it clanked and rumbled …( read more )

Be Prepared

Jan 4, 2015

One rather ordinary morning recently, I had a list of errands that I wanted to attend to. As I was crossing a downtown street, at the crosswalk and with the pedestrian light, I was suddenly and unexpectedly aware of a large black vehicle. …( read more )

Not To The Swift

Sep 27, 2014

This summer, I have had the pleasure of caring for two box turtles; I've given them the names "Peek" and "Boo". For them, my backyard is a turtle's paradise. They enjoy walking around the gardens, hiding behind plants, and burrowing …( read more )

Meaning

Dec 18, 2007

It's amazing what a thousand years of faith can do for people. King Solomon, who perhaps wrote some of Ecclesiastes, was a spoiled, rich man who was bored with life. He had experienced everything under the sun, and when he … (read more)

Answer To Violence

Oct 26, 1997

As we flick the channel, nightmarish wreckage of mangled bodies assaults our senses. The news anchor person speaks of violent death. This time three suicide bombers have taken seven lives with them in Ben Jehuda Street – Jerusalem's seemingly safe, … (read more)

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