If it’s not night, the sun always shines. Whatever is happening weather wise – whether it’s cloudy, dreary and rainy, whether it’s stormy, windy and cold, whether it’s snowing, blowing and howling – the sun is shining behind the clouds! Continue reading
To my fellow [discouraged] minister, church planter, pioneer!
Our family enjoys going on forest hikes. Continue reading
After a very dreary, gloomy, drizzly, grey, cloudy, foggy, perpetually hazy fall, I have felt the fatigue, the weight of the darkness. Some of it has been physical, some of it mental and some of it spiritual. Continue reading
…had kind of an epiphany [I know, a very big word for what’s coming] a couple of days ago. This blog is called javainthemorning, yet I had ONE, Uno, Yksi, Eins, Ett, Ichi, 1 post about coffee! How did that happen? 😉
I promise, I do LOVE coffee. Continue reading
Nostos [homecoming] + Algia [pain] = Nostalgia!
Definitions for Nostalgia on the web: Continue reading
The Story of the Pukies!
It’s that time a year, [stomach] flu season. It happens every year, around the world, in many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many… ok, you get the drift… in many homes. Now this family, get’s colds, coughs, runny noses, headaches, regular stuff, but the stomach flu usually passes us. And when it has come, usually only one or two people have gotten sick. Continue reading
If you read my Happy [lonely] New Year! post, you might remember that my nephew, my little brothers son, ended up with chicken pox on Christmas day.
I really had not thought about chicken pox much until then. Chicken pox is not fun, I know that from experience because I had one of the “worse cases” [quoting my pediatrician] when I was three and half years old. Continue reading