Tag: tradition

Tapping Into Your Inner Duck Dynasty: How to Be Happy, Happy, Happy During the Holidays

Someone on Facebook posed this question: “If we’re so thankful, why is it that the day after Thanksgiving, we’re all rushing out to get more of the “stuff” that the world says will make you happy?” Good question. We all think, “If I could just have _________, then I’d be happy!” or, “If I could…

A New Year, A New Day, A New Perspective

Mrs. Turnipseed was in her 80’s when she approached my pastor-husband and exclaimed with great exuberance, “Pastor, I’m so excited!  I’ve found a new ministry!” Can you picture that in your mind?  How many seniors are even looking for new opportunities to serve?  What a testimony to younger generations. On a day that I typically just…

Life’s a Puzzle…

If you have read my previous post, “May the Words of My Mouth”, then you know we have spent the last 8 weeks in and out of the hospital with my wonderful father-in-law, who has end stage renal failure. This week he personally made the decision to stop the painful treatment that was keeping him…

Homemade Peach Cobbler…YUMMM!

Summertime is here and so are the PEACHES!!  There’s nothing like fresh peaches, and a local favorite is ECKERT’S FAMILY FARM.  From peaches in the summer to pumpkins in the fall, Eckert’s provides us with the best of every harvest. I actually prefer pie over cake any day, so when fruit is in season, I head to…