Weekly Devotional ~ A Small Town Thanksgiving

Weekly Devotional ~ A Small Town Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Day Welcome! Gather together the generations from the tiniest baby, to the teenagers sprouting, middle-agers greying, and the oldest ones. Seat the children at the shorter kid’s table where they’ll gobble little while giggling greatly then run off to play...
Weekly Devotional ~ A Small Town Thanksgiving

Weekly Devotional ~ Awareness of God’s Goodness

What’s On their Minds? With all my senses I enjoy this short-sleeve teaser of a day to the fall jacket day coming. Although many leaves have let go from the trees there are countless lovely colors on this one small tree. I wonder if small juncos feeding take note of...
Weekly Devotional ~ A Small Town Thanksgiving

Weekly Devotional ~ One Autumn Sunday

Sensing Wonder Sweet sparrows sing out the Season of Autumn once more. Yet stepping into the backside of autumn brings feelings of awe and a bit of fear perhaps. The past few weeks I’ve picked up broad leaves in brilliant colors and saved them as bookmarks just in...
Weekly Devotional ~ A Small Town Thanksgiving

Weekly Devotional ~ Saints of this Day

Saints of the Church As November appears on the calendar patron saints of the ages come to mind. Some say they intercede for us in prayer just as a friend would pray for you now. I’m reassured thinking of Saint Anthony of Portugal finding lost people and wedding rings...
Weekly Devotional ~ A Small Town Thanksgiving

Weekly Devotional ~ The Well of Wisdom Within

The Well of Wisdom Within I wonder how the journey to the inner well of wisdom that holds nourishment of spirit and mind will go today? Will the path be steep, scented with musk before the bubbling, rocky mountain stream comes into view midst the forest trees? Will I...
Weekly Devotional ~ A Small Town Thanksgiving

Weekly Devotional ~ Sensing Beauty

This Gift In the afternoon we are impressed by the huge and perfectly created leaf that has recently fallen from the old Sycamore tree and found its way into the hands of one woman. As we amble by we wonder where the crunchy, twirling and dancing leaves will...
Weekly Devotional ~ A Small Town Thanksgiving

Weekly Devotional ~ Looking at Life

As the Holy Spirit Blows Each day the Wind blows in something new! Will it be a tremendous blessing of a birthday, anniversary, job transition, or a precious new baby in the family? Each day the wind blows in something new. It may be the weighty sadness of illness or...
Weekly Devotional ~ A Small Town Thanksgiving

Weekly Devotional ~ Who is Blessing Who?

Who is Blessing Who? With a dove resting on one sleeve of his brown cowl-neck robe Saint Francis holds court for furry companions who’ve been drawn here as the bright sun gives way to dusk. Some, who have faced such indescribable hardships reward their human family...