Sunday, March 31, 2013

He Is Risen!

Today at River of Life Church in Medart, FL, we had a marvelous celebration of the resurrection power of God as our pastor reminded us that the same power that raised Christ Jesus from the dead lives in all those who believe.

This cross has been hanging on my door for the month of March and I have been reminded each day as enter my home of the sacrifice that Jesus made for me. But today as there was such joyous celebration of His resurrection, I was reminded of the empty tomb, and the blessed hope that is to come.

My son and DIL came for lunch and the joy on the faces of my grandchildren as they hunted the eggs that we had prepared and hidden for them to find, brought such lightness to my heart. It was a wonderful day, and I thank God for the blessings that He has given me. For my husband, my home, my children and their children, for my church family that loves me with His love, a good job, and so much more that if I named them all you would go on to the next blog, because I would bore you, I thank you God. But most of all I thank you for sending Your Son Jesus to die for me.

He is risen indeed!

Happy Easter!


Saturday, March 30, 2013

Getting Prepared

Today I am going to plant most of my garden. I picked up the potting mix, and a number of plants yesterday on my way home.


I used to think I had a black thumb, but then after a few years of struggling with a garden, I realized that I can grow things I just have to pay attention. I am a mom for heaven sake. If I can raise 3 boys and manage 13 grandchildren, I can tend to a few tomato plants. All the dead house plants over the years gave me a little bit of pause, But then I realized that if I pay attention the plants tell you what they need. So after a few years of hit and miss, I have consistently gotten some results. Last year we did not buy any tomatoes during growing season. I was able to produce all we needed to consume and even give away a few. I am hoping to be at least that successful this year, and maybe get a few strawberries and some squash as well.

Here goes nothing? everything? Well maybe somewhere in between that. I will keep you posted on my progress.