december ttmmh

"I looked across at the farmer and his wife who were sitting in upright kitchen chairs watching me with quiet benevolence. The two faces had something in common--- a kind of beauty. You would find faces like that only in the country; deeply wrinkled and weathered, clear-eyed, alight with cheerful serenity. "I raised my glass. … Continue reading december ttmmh

november ttmmh

"We need not despise happiness simply because there is so much unhappiness. We should not arrogantly push away the kind hand of God because God's hand is otherwise so hard." ~ Dietrich Bonhoeffer Throwing a football around the church field Maples holding the light Planting bulbs Long Wednesday night foyer conversations Coffee and brownies across … Continue reading november ttmmh

october ttmmh

"For at one time you were darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Walk as children of light (for the fruit of light is found in all that is good and right and true)..." ~ Ephesians 5:8-9 Tchaikovsky's 4th in F minor at Powell Symphony Hall Velvet seats, red carpets, wide stairways, ceilings … Continue reading october ttmmh

august ttmmh

"August has settled in like honey -- sticky and sweet ...Summer is fading into something more earnest." ~ Kaetlyn Ann, "A Homesteader's Diary" Walking the pond banks, barefoot Bullfrog Saturday morning lightning storm, oatmeal, and wind Escape Room Houseful Papa walking through the gate again How God can use hula hoops and Zacchaeus skits to … Continue reading august ttmmh

may ttmmh

"Perhaps there is some sort of secret homing instinct in books that brings them to their perfect readers." ~ Juliet, The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society Running Allie's property with her, down to the pond and across a field Planning a trip to the seaside English L'Abri Fellowship podcast Volleyball tournament Sunday night … Continue reading may ttmmh

april ttmmh

"Come away by yourselves to a desolate place and rest awhile." - Mark 6:31 - Floppy sunhat Afternoon with Papa Larry at Shaw Nature Reserve A thousand daffodils blooming down the hillsides and along the banks Helen Letter in a yellow envelope Tidying up the garden, readying things Wild onion Sunrise Easter service on the … Continue reading april ttmmh