There’s no place like home, and my hometown is no exception. Although I haven’t lived there in many years, growing up in Charleston, Missouri has made a lasting impression on me. It warms my heart to keep up with some of my old friends there, and to see them rally around one of their own. … Continue reading Rallying Around
Oh my goodness! "WOW" is under the heading of “You Just Never Know What Can Happen.” To say it delights my heart would be an absolute understatement. The Back Story Last Spring I was downsized out of a job at an elementary school. Never saw it coming. I was assured that I hadn’t done anything … Continue reading WOW!
Ellendean's On Facebook... If you were looking at my Facebook page at the first of the year, you would have noticed that a new person (Ellendean Love) was posting there. Each day, since the first of the year, this southern lady has had a new word from God’s Word to share. No, my account has … Continue reading Oh, I’m Not Crazy…Just Blessed
Ten miles from my hometown in Southeast Missouri you will find, all day and into the night, tour buses parked outside of what was once an unassuming small-town eatery. That was before an American staple took the place by storm. Now, folks come from all over the country to sample what has made Lambert’s an … Continue reading Catch ‘Em If You Can
Wow! Yay Facebook! That’s where I first saw this cookie shortcut. Thank you, Wendy Z. If you don’t know this secret already, you’re in for a delightful treat. These cookies are simple and quick to make, and will bring smiles to any and all who have the good fortune to eat them. Note: Attention bakers! … Continue reading Merry “Mixxies” A Christmas Cookie Shortcut
Count your blessings; name them one by one. Count your many blessings see what God has done. Count Your Blessings - A Hymn - Lyrics by Johnson Oatman, Jr. Music by Edwin O. Excell Counting When I count my blessings I count the big ones: family, friends (old and new), good health, work that I … Continue reading It’s the Little Things…
For the majority of us, this time of year signals days and nights when we try to do too much, in too little time, with too little energy and/or enjoyment. The charge is on! Then, we struggle to crank up our schedules so we will be able to do all the things we think we … Continue reading Pray More, Worry Less…