The Giver: a Christian perspective

The Giver: a Christian perspective

I‘m not sure why I missed seeing the movie, The Giver, but I will try to see it soon. I remember seeing the trailer in the theater and thinking I needed to see it. Meryl Streep, Jeff Bridges and Katie Holmes seemed like a promising cast, and I remembered that...
Work and rest: God meant both for joy

Work and rest: God meant both for joy

If King Solomon wondered about something, we should too!  If you have been reading my blog posts for a while, you know I am a big fan of King Solomon. I’m not unaware of his weaknesses; I am just a huge fan of his wisdom.  King Solomon asked, “What gain has...
What happened to Thanksgiving this year?

What happened to Thanksgiving this year?

A note from Janet: Before I blog, a quick suggestion.  I wrote this year’s Advent book last spring, not knowing what Christmas 2020 was going to look like; but God did. The first entry begins December 1.  If you want a copy of Our Christmas Stories, you can...
If St. Peter wrote to California

If St. Peter wrote to California

I was cruising through Facebook the other day, enjoying the many “I just left my child at college” posts. Then I ran across an ad for a T-shirt that made me grin.  Etsy is selling a T-shirt with the Texas flag emblazoned on the back with the words “Don’t...
It’s time to take a break

It’s time to take a break

What does vacation 2020 look like for you?  The cruise industry has been sending catalogs lately—for 2021.  The airlines are making adjustments—but I’m still not ready to get on a plane.  So, I’ve decided I need a good staycation. I need to rest, but,...
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