Christ Arose by Robert Lowry, Public Domain Low in the grave He lay,Jesus, my Savior,Waiting the coming day,Jesus, my Lord! ◦ Refrain:Up from the grave He arose,With a mighty triumph o’er His foes,He arose a Victor from the dark domain,And He lives forever, with His saints to reign.He arose! He arose!Hallelujah! Christ arose! Vainly they … More Christ Arose!
“It’s Friday. But Sunday’s coming!” Listen to Psalm 91 by the Sons of Korah: © 2020 SuZan Klassen
Have you noticed? Spring came. Nothing could stop it. Not even the coronavirus (COVID-19). The flowers appear on the earth; The time of singing has come, And the voice of the turtledove is heard in our land. Song of Solomon 2:12 (NKJV) You can hear the birds and people singing even if you’re stuck inside. … More Time of Singing
I want to share a tale of two families and the corona virus. It is a true story. My sister has lung cancer. I’ve written about that before. For ten years she was unknowingly exposed to Radon Gas. Recent tests indicate her current medication is no longer effective. Her cancer is growing. The plan is … More A Tale of Two Families
A voice called in the wilderness of Costco’s shopping carts: “Thank you for your patience. Thank you for your organization. We will get through this.” She directed everyone into organized lines. The woman’s voice and leadership helped calm what could have been an ugly situation. Through her persistent authoritative direction the line of customers moved … More We Will Get Through This
A Carolina Wren faithfully visits our back porch everyday. At 7:00 this morning in the midst of cold drizzle, he found his favorite perch on our railing and sang his heart out: Cheery-cheery-cheery-cheery! I guess he didn’t hear last night’s forecast. Snow is predicted later today. Perhaps deep within his breast, instinct promises him spring … More Cheery Morning!
Yesterday we had all of our grandchildren here for the whole day. In addition to cousins playtime, I had a few activities planned. We baked strawberry cupcakes for family dessert. After the cupcakes cooled, it was time to decorate. We all trooped to the bathroom to wash little fingers. At least two of the cousins … More Valentines 2020
You may have noticed my theme for this month has revolved around writing and writers. I began with an announcement about NaNoWriMo, then continued with the research done by a fellow writer on her trip to England. Her photos from November 14 and November 21 also provided some wonderful travel images. In keeping with my … More Attitude of Gratitude
Last year during November, I took part in NaNoWriMo for the first time. This November, I will be taking part once again—along with over 400,000 writers around the world. National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is a wild, fast-paced creative writing event, which challenges all participants to write 50,000 words of the first draft of a … More Time for NaNoWriMo
In 1797 John Chapman began his travels. He started propagating apple trees in northwestern Pennsylvania and onward through what was the frontier at that time: West Virginia, Ohio, Indiana. He traveled as far west as Illinois and Iowa and as far north as Michigan and Wisconsin. He became known as Johnny Appleseed. His striking appearance … More National Johnny Appleseed Day