The Loft – Fall Recipes

Fall Recipes is our topic at The Loft today. I've been thinking pumpkin for weeks now. Mainly because I have some canned organic pumpkin that needs using. And I've been thinking about cooler temps, sweaters, (that's about all we are going to need in Lower Alabama, unless it gets really cold), pots of chili, Mexican …

Ordinary Days

I am appreciating an earlier morning thought from Jesus Calling by Sarah Young. "Each day is an important part of that journey."   I'm thinking this ordinary Wednesday or Thursday or any day is an important day. Today it's sunny; tomorrow it may rain. Red and white is swaying gently from the gable.  A sturdy water oak …

The LOFT – A Clock

For the LOFT. Graphic by Kerry Messer Giving thanks. That's been our writing prompt this month. It's a good writing prompt. It's an excellent living prompt. 🙂   Today I am giving thanks for our dining area clock. It has been a fixture on our wall since, well, since I don't know when. Some months ago …

The LOFT – Changes

Week Two of Giving Thanks at the LOFT. Graphic by Kerry Messer Changes I'm giving thanks for changes. Like the changes that come with the turning of the seasons; from hot and sticky to cool, crisp and cozy. Like souls evolving from strangers to hours of comfortable conversing. Like folks moving beyond suspicion to trust. Good changes. …

The LOFT – Any any

The LOFT [Graphic by Kerry Messer] is all about Thanksgiving this month. There is never an end of things for which I can give thanks, albeit writing about it all month presents a challenge. So here's to challenge week 1. Today I am giving thanks for others through whom the HOLY SPIRIT ministers. Just two in particular …