There are so many things that are necessary to build a strong relationship. Each one is vital if the relationship is to stand the test of time and troubles. And troubles will come, whether through illness, death of a child or parent, becoming a full-time caregiver to a family member, etc. If the relationship isn’t … Continue reading 10 More Rules For A Happy Marriage
Volcanic Mountain in Alaska Photo by Tom Dye ©2001 Compliment three people every day. Watch the sunrise at least once a month. Be the first to smile and say “Hello”. Live beneath your means. Treat everyone like you want to be treated. Never give up on anybody; miracles do happen. Forget the Joneses (Don’t try … Continue reading Little Instructions for a Good Life
This was taken nearly two years ago while traveling through New Mexico. The Bandera Volcano is part of the El Malpais National Park. I had just had surgery on my ankle (broken in 3 places) the previous December--about 6 months before this photo was taken). It was probably the surgery that allowed the lymphatic lumps … Continue reading Cancer Update
I was nothing, a zero, the least likely to succeed at anything. I was the ugliest, dumbest thing God ever created. I was lower than the earth, worth less than a grub to eaten by birds. There was nothing about me that anyone would desire. Hear the cry of the masses: "I'm too fat." "I'm … Continue reading What Color Is Love?
I thought about this a long time. There are so many things I could choose: a hand-carved wooden plate from Germany, my mother's platter with the rose in the middle, my Little Golden Book printed in 1952 called "Prayers For Children," photos of long-deceased relatives that were dear to me and my family, paintings done … Continue reading My Most Prized Possession-Writing 101
Today is Sunday, the day the apostles and the early Christians met together to worship God. In our society today there seems to be much confusion over who Jesus is, or was. The Muslims say he was a good man and a great prophet. The Jews think he was a heretic. In Mark 8:27-29 Jesus … Continue reading Who Is Jesus?
This lovely moth was seen at Pinson Mounds State Park near Jackson, TN. I took the photo with my Nikon Coolpix camera. This small, noiseless creature reminds me of God's grace and peace. The moth goes where the wind blows, with no thought or worry about how long it will live, or where. It is … Continue reading Peace With God
To me, OMG stands for Oh, My Goodness!. My husband and I became full-time RV'ers seventeen years ago. We had a tw0-weekend yard sale, packed up the stuff we wanted to keep for later years to give to the kids in boxes, and took it to a relative's house. We are at that house now, … Continue reading OMG Moments