Life By a Different Standard

My husband and I received a ‘welcome to the 21st century!’ by our son-in-law when we talked with him and our daughter on our recently purchased smart phones. (He also text-welcomed me to emoticon-ville and our daughter is now waiting for some of my future funny auto-correct texts…) The point being – my spouse and […]

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Bread on the Waters

Cast your bread on the waters; for you shall find it after many days. Ecclesiastes 11:1 (MKJV) We’ve all heard it is more blessed to give than to receive. I know for a fact that we cannot out-give God. He has been proved our Sustainer time and again, and He is sustaining us now. Both […]

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The Larder, The Better

Are you one who has reached the conclusion that more does not necessarily mean more important? That bigger is sometimes more work than you thought it would be? Or, do you land on the side of the larder, the better? There’s not really a right or wrong answer to these questions. How you answer, though, […]

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Days of Beans & Weenies

For the Skinny Pig* who hopes for the Days of Wine & Roses while finding yourself in the Days of Beans & Weenies, this post’s for you. Let’s gather ’round the campfire and set a spell – I’m gonna burn a marshmallow right out of the gate: I dislike beans. (I so wanted to use […]

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The Look of My Blessing

I have found it doesn’t matter what we have or don’t have, there are two sides to every coin. Or more accurately, two views to every Skinny Pig mirror. Three different memories from three different seasons in life recently came to mind. As each one drifted forward, they each contributed an interesting perspective and a […]

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Incomplete

Incomplete is not necessarily a bad thing. It does mean something’s not finished. Perhaps it’s a work in progress, as the accompanying picture shows. It might even be deficient. Which is not the same as defective. *** If your incomplete something makes you feel deficient, take heart my friend. You might be in Skinny Pig  […]

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Straight Shootin’ About Silver Bullets

When I was a little girl, westerns like Bonanza, Wagon Train, and Gunsmoke brought the shootout at the OK Corral right into our living room. You could almost smell the gunpowder from those silver bullets! There was always something that led up to the face-off. Then, in a matter of nail-biting, breath-holding moments, all the […]

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