I set the Thanksgiving table today, ahead of time (before the kitchen work’s too intense). The weight of the plates and such helps pull wrinkles in the tablecloth out. A no-iron tablecloth- perfect!
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Thanksgiving Centerpiece: A Good Verse, Nice Table & Friends
Decorate the Thanksgiving table with seasonal fruit: pomegranates, persimmons, citrus & greenery. Write each person’s name on a colorful autumn leaf, with a sharpie pen.
A Time For Every Season Desktop Wallpaper
Just when the last dahlias of summer were finished blooming, a few fall berries started ripening. I threw everything together in a vase and realized: there really IS a season for everything, and “a time to every purpose under the heaven.” Even when we grieve the ending of one thing, there is a a new thing to rejoice in.
Fruit of Self-Control, Harvest of Righteousness!
There seems to be a painful period in the first thirty days, before establishing a habit. But after doing the groundwork, denying the cravings or whatever it is for a month or so, a habit settles in. Self-control starts being second nature. Ideally, we even start enjoying what we are blessed with, instead of craving…
The Weatherman Says Drought, But Joel 3:18 Promises Water!
A drought has been officially declared here in California, yet I post this picture on one of our (few) rainy days. Perhaps the ravines will yet indeed run with water! After all, God promises.
Store Up Treasures in Heaven (Seasonal Inspiration)
It really isn’t as satisfying as advertisers might claim, to accumulate more & more “stuff”. Seems like the best gifts are received through our relationships with others.
Hebrews 12:2 Christmas Verse: “…for the joy set before Him”
Every Christmas, my husband gets the lights going on the cross he made at our back fence. A reminder of what Christmas is really about!
Proverbs 15:17- Better to Eat Simple Veggies with Love
Also, isn’t it better to enjoy a small amount of organic veggies, served with love, than to eat a huge steak or fatty chicken, pumped up on steroids and chemicals to make it gain weight?!
Soul Food Sunday: Streams of Abundance, Job 29:6
We might take abundance for granted in our land of plenty. How bittersweet it must’ve been for Job, remembering the days when God had so blessed him. He went through such trials…
Soul Food Sunday: Let Crops Burst Out!
I’ve been taking photographs to go with some Bible verses. This pic was taken in Yountville, across the street from The French Laundry. In a perfect world, we might all have such crops!