When I was a child, we had a bathtub with cold and hot running water, but no shower. My dad, who was raised in France and thought like people at least a generation older than himself, would take a bath every week so he’d be clean for church on Sunday morning. (If you think that’s… Read More Day 263- Thankful for bathing and prayer
When I was a teenager, I had a poster that hung on my bedroom wall that said something like: “Christians are like teabags. You find out what they’re like when you put them in hot water.” (Unknown author) I thought it meant that the sinfulness in us comes out when we are plunged into “hot… Read More Day 251- Thankful for wise, health-giving words
I like to drink tea. Over the years I’ve had several favorites. My loved ones know how much I love tea and sometimes will gift me with specialty varieties or with several boxes of new varieties that they think I might like. At present, I have about 15 different types of tea in my cabinet,… Read More Day 86 – Thankful for lessons from tea and that God gives strength to try again
Hot water in a steaming kettle on the stove holds a bit of nostalgia for me. I still remember the old kettle that my mom used to heat water for her cup of instant coffee and for Dad’s hot tea before I was old enough to be drinking either one. She used that kettle for… Read More Day 47 – Thankful for Kettles and Aloe Vera!