Torrid Love Affair

Today I was reminded, once again, of a brief but torrid love affair that I had about 7 years ago.  Even though time has passed I still remember it as if it were yesterday and long for the happiness that that love affair brought to my life at a time when I was lonely and feeling vulnerable.  Today that love affair might be rekindled. To make this story even more interesting let me just tell you that it occurred in a church. Yep---a United Methodist Church to be exact.  Epworth United Methodist … [Read more...]

Trying to Make Sense of it All….

"All praise to the God and Father of our Master, Jesus the Messiah!  Father of all mercy!  God of all healing counsel!  He comes alongside us when we go through hard times, and before you know it, he brings us alongside someone else who is going through hard times so that we can be there for that person just as God was there for us.  We have plenty of hard times that come from following the Messiah, but no more so than the good times of his healing comfort---we get a full measure of that, … [Read more...]

Fried Green Tomatoes and Sweet Tea

You know I love to blog about food! I love it!!! I guess you could say I have grown into that love of food because as a child and young adult I never really cared about food much. But oh---how I love it now! Especially when it is shared with good friends!!! Today I had the great thrill of seeing a bunch of friends who have had huge impacts on my life and it was a blessing!!! It was like coming home! My BFF Ann and I have had a great 4 days together and I am blessed to be able to do … [Read more...]