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...]

Soyphisticated Candles of Mason City, Iowa – soy candles – handmade soap – organic lotion – aromatherapy candles – soy tealights – soy votives

Still doing some experimenting with the new blog site and think I have a new part figured out!  Yippee!!   So I thought I would share with my readers a great little shop I found in Mason City.  The owner, Camille Lee, has a nice business of soy candles and in this day and age when going green in in vogue she is ahead of the game by already having a great green business for 8 years.  Cheers to her!!! I ventured there to get a couple candles for gifts--one to include in a gift basket for the … [Read more...]