Chatting on the Deck

“Chats on the Farmhouse Porch” is a group of friends
gathering to visit,
sip their favorite beverages,
nibble delicious treats
and share their likes and dislikes.

Patrice and Wendell have invited me to join the chatting.
Patrice provides the questions,
we answer.

Today’s questions:

1. How many load of laundry do you do each week (about)?

Now that we are retired and just the two of us, I do 2-3 loads a week, quite different when all five kiddies were at 088I still love sheets drying on the line.

2. Where do your household pets sleep? If you have no pets, please skip to the next question.

I have two cats. They sleep where ever they want, except on our bed at night – the Farmer doesn’t like sleeping with cats.jan 13 cozy hair ball

3. What is your favorite thing to listen to while you drive?

I love listening to audio books, on cassette tape, on CD or on my ipod. On long trips the time goes faster and in town I don’t mind waiting in traffic .

4. Do you have to do a big clean-up when you have company, or are you always ready for guests?

When the kids were home and saw me frantically cleaning, they would ask “Is someone coming over?” Sometimes the answer was “yes”, some times, “no, things just need cleaning”, sometimes I was working off my upset. Now – there isn’t much to keep clean, but I still end up needing push to for company.

5. What’s your favorite breakfast food?

I am searching for the perfect chicken fried steak and eggs. The one restaurant that cooked the way I liked went out of business (it wasn’t my fault).

Hope everyone’s enjoys their spring time on the porch this week.

Join all of us here.

Published in: on May 8, 2013 at 4:45 pm  Comments (4)  

May 8, Today’s thought — The Way Back

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Good Afternoon

Have faith in God. Mark 11:22

In the catacombs, we are told, explorers take a thread with them through all the dark passages and tortuous windings, and by this thread find their way back again to the light. There is such a thread running through all the dark corridors with we tread, and if we simply, practically trust in God we shall steer past every peril and land in the world of light. This is the counsel to remember in all the perplexities of our actual life.

There is an answer to every questioning “Why” It is this: Have Faith in God.

Have faith that He knows all, sympathizes with all, can rectify, what is amiss in all! Have faith in the outworking of His beneficent purpose: that the ruin will become a magnificent pile; the desert will blossom into a garden. Have faith in God. Keep close to Him–His side, His will–and He will teach us the true thing, the right way. Have faith that God knows and that we shall know by and by, why things are as they are.

Follow the thread of faith . . .Today
With my prayers, desiring yours, Leslie

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