I have never, thank God, had my house catch on fire. I can only imagine, and prefer not to. When we had our kitchen redone, the contractor found loose, live wires in the walls, which meant a complete gut-and-redo. And again, thanking God that in the twenty-seven years we have lived in this old house, it has not gone up in flames with us in it!
But have you ever considered what you would run to get on your way out the door…? Only that which is most important to you. Continue reading “Fire in the hole!”
There’s nothing like a good party. We had Christmas caroling parties for the girls, including D.Y.I. tree ornaments, stringing popcorn, games, and of course, singing around the neighborhood. One activity had to do with picking up a nickel out of a mound of flour—with your teeth. It turned into a riotous flour fight in my front room, (I loved it, but found flour in the floor boards for years.)
There is just something about celebration that draws people; good stuff is happening and they want to be a part of it. As a bit of an introvert, even I know that exuberant celebration is good for the soul and can encourage and inspire us to even greater things.
And if anyone knew how to party, is was God’s people.
Backstory: The family of God was in disarray. Israel and Judah were Continue reading “…and party on, and on, and…”