Monthly Archives: August 2021

BAKERS DOZEN – AUGUST 31, 2021

1. I’m starting with God the Creator.  Created light and darkness on Day 1, grass and plants on Day 3, stars including sun on Day 4.  How did He make the plants before the sun?  I am asking because there will … Continue reading

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JOEL

Locust trivia:  Did you know a square-kilometre swarm of locusts can consume the same amount of food in one day as 35,000 people! https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2020/06/locusts-africa-hunger-famine-covid-19/                        Joel has witnessed the terror in the land that was caused by a host … Continue reading

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Safe in God’s Pavillion

I have a patio, Karen has a gazebo, Verna has a deck, God has a pavilion. Being there is not quite the same as being in one’s house, but they signify beauty, food, friendship, safety—home. Imagine how nightmarish it would … Continue reading

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I’M BACK ON TRACK

My joy is to report progress is in view! Some of you might remember that I walked diligently last year before Covid raged. About five days a week I walked from 5-7 thousand steps a day. Then Covid. Then Pain. … Continue reading

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NO BIAS IN THE MEDIA?

From News Headlines on video hanging in the Town Center where I exercise. Notice three headlines regarding Afghanistan with no mention of President Biden. Then Bingo we have to be reminded that President Trump is still around – still at … Continue reading

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GOD’S LOVE FOR THE HARLOT

Chap. 6:1-4  People plan to return to God. But God recognizes how fickle their professed love is.  6–7  NLT  – “I want you to show love, not offer sacrifices,  I want you to know me more than I want burnt … Continue reading

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A PAUSE TO REFLECT

Today I’m just taking a pause between the two units of study in the book of Hosea.  I’m relishing the the story of God telling Hosea to go get Gomer.  I’m sure he said something like this:  Go find Gomer, … Continue reading

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HOSEA MARRIES A HARLOT

God tells the prophet, Hosea, to take a harlot for his wife.  Even after her adulterous affairs, Hosea takes her back.  This object lesson depicts the love God has for Israel, his forgiveness and restoration. The book relates God account … Continue reading

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MINOR PROPHETS – STUDY PLAN

Let me explain before classes begin. Yes, Students, it if fine with me if you want to chew gum, throw paper wads, fold paper airplanes, or eat cookies during our sessions together. If you find me delightful as a teacher … Continue reading

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PRE-LOVED FLATWARE

For twenty years I have displayed pre-loved flatware on a large doily on my wall. These 19th century utensils were used by my Great Grandmother Moore. They were passed on to me from my grandmother. The large doily was crocheted … Continue reading

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