The Festival of Arts

The Festival of Arts

Sometimes called the Pageant of the Masters, it is an amazing event held in the beach town of Laguna Beach. It brings in thousands of tourists every summer in the months of July and August. This year is the 90th year of the Pageant. Not only are there interesting...
Prayer Group Fellowship

Prayer Group Fellowship

The prayer group that meets at my home on Tuesday mornings, has been going almost ten years. It’s hard to believe. We started out with around 10 and now there are 6 of us who meet every week. We were meeting at a church, but there was a preschool on the premises that...
Nostalgia

Nostalgia

Talking with someone from the singles group that met years ago at a church I attended I happened to think of a gentleman I met there years ago. Hadn’t thought of him in years. He came in answer to the ad I placed with the church office for a room I wanted to rent out....
Celebrating the 4th

Celebrating the 4th

A glorious celebration last night watching the fireworks from the advantage of a steep street in my area. We could see 7 displays! How wonderful to see so many people that want to see the fireworks and celebrate the holiday. For some, the word “celebrate”...
Singing in the Choir

Singing in the Choir

What a joy to still be able to sing! I am long past the age of doing solos but grateful the Lord has let me continue singing at this point of my life. Our choir director, Nathan, is an extremely gifted man. He plays piano, guitar, writes songs, and is in charge of...
Having a Gardener

Having a Gardener

My grandmother had what they call a green thumb. I believe she could stick a twig in the ground and it would blossom like Aaron’s rod in the Bible. She had a garden that was the envy of the neighborhood in the Silver Lake District of Los Angeles. You had to climb two...
Teaching Again

Teaching Again

I am enjoying the series on Nine Women of the Bible that I am teaching at my church. We had a great discussion last week on the Woman of Samaria, and this week we’ll talk about Martha, the woman who hosted Jesus and his disciples many times in her home. When I wrote...