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The Baby Birdie

The Baby Birdie

By Susan | January 3, 2020

Are not five sparrows sold for two farthings,and not one of them is forgotten before God?But even the very hairs of your head are all numbered.Fear not therefore: ye are of more value than many sparrows.

— Luke 12:6,7

 

Long ago, a little boy we know came upon a dead baby bird on the driveway after a big thunderstorm.

Purping Poople

Purping Poople

By Susan | January 3, 2020

For as the Father raiseth up the dead,
and quickeneth them;
even so the Son quickeneth whom he will.

                              — John 5:21

 

My family surprised me with a trip for all of us to California Wine Country to celebrate my big, bad birthday. Through their love and thoughtful planning, it transformed into the best birthday ever.

Make Room for Sunny

Make Room for Sunny

By Susan | January 3, 2020

A righteous man regardeth the life of his beast:
but the tender mercies of the wicked are cruel.

— Proverbs 12:10

 

When our black Lab Shadow died at age 12, I said, “That’s it. My heart is broken. It will never have room for another dog.” We are big animal lovers. But Shadow was such a great dog, we didn’t think another one could ever measure up.

Hands On Molly

Hands On Molly

By Susan | January 3, 2020

(T)hey shall lay hands on the sick, and they shall recover.

— Mark 16:18

 

Some friends of a friend had fallen on hard times. The dad was working two jobs and really struggling.

 

Meanwhile, the mom was juggling a tight budget with the needs of three small children. There was a lot of mac ‘n’ cheese being served.

Hamlet's Sister

Hamlet’s Sister

By Susan | January 3, 2020

Yea, the stork in the heaven
knoweth her appointed times;
and the turtle and the crane and the swallow
observe the time of their coming;
but my people know not the judgment of the Lord.

— Jeremiah 8:7

 

Got cats? Then you’ve got drama. They’re like that.