be careful what you pray for.

it’s the monday giggles…

and because it’s Holy Week we have an extra-special one for you!

 

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Photo from Pinterest.

Young Ernie and his family were invited to have Easter Sunday lunch at his grandmother’s house. Everyone was seated around the table as the food was being served.  When Ernie received his plate he started eating straight away.

Ernie, wait until we say grace,” demanded his father.

“I don’t have to,” the five year old replied.

“Of course you do, Ernest,” his mother insisted rather forcefully. “We always say a prayer before eating at our house.” Continue reading “be careful what you pray for.”

flannel swaddles

 

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Swaddling Clothes

The Bible says

that Mary wrapped

her babe in swaddling clothes –

strips of cloth

wound ’round and ’round

his shoulders to his toes.

This makes me think of Christmas gifts

kids often get from grandmas,

but we don’t call them swaddling clothes

we call ’em flannel pajamas.

 

 

Do you have fond memories of  the night of Christ’s birth?

hugs n’ blessing to all of you who do & may you sleep tight!

 

“She brought forth her firstborn son, and wrapped him in swaddling clothes…” Luke2:7

Leaf me alone!

Leaf Me Alone!

A Leaf Poem, by Oma

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Hello whispy, crunchy, conical friend I found today!

I see your autumn leftover beauty,

I am mesmerized by your dancing whimsy,

and wait with baited breath for you to toss in the breeze, yet again.

For then I will chase after you,

and keep time with your step!

Reaching,

Yes, reaching to touch you,

my frolicking friend. Continue reading “Leaf me alone!”