The Sweet Satisfaction of Solving the Problem

Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay Today is March the 1st, 2021. I have been in front of a computer for the better part of a day trying to solve a problem. I did, you know! I solved it. I persevered until I got a satisfactory solution. I realized this about myself sometime ago. I … Continue reading The Sweet Satisfaction of Solving the Problem

As I Looked 50 Boldly in the Face the World Stopped

I opened my blog today after ignoring it for quite some time. As you well know we've been in a pandemic situation for the last year. This post was written and awaiting publishing just about the time the world freaked out. I was preparing to look 50 in the face boldly and instead got smacked upside … Continue reading As I Looked 50 Boldly in the Face the World Stopped

The Noble Post – A Poem

The Noble Post I would that I couldChange just one mind;But ah, social mediais not so designed.I can post all dayFilling you of my opinions;In hopes of one dayturning you into minions.I can share into the voidAn echo for which I am waiting;Ignoring all the warningsMy actions are simply baiting.A belief my motives are noble,The … Continue reading The Noble Post – A Poem

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I wrote a guest post for jeffspeakstolife.org

Jeff speaks to life.

Ecclesiastes 3:4

A time to kill,
And a time to heal;
A time to break down,
And a time to build up;

I am Stephanie (Nonie) from nonietalks.com. I was asked to take this verse and write a guest post for Jeff’s look into Ecclesiastes 3.

It would be easy enough to draw from the literal; for example, ‘a time to kill’ would be to perhaps kill an animal for food, or an invader for protection. ‘A time to heal’ would be to take care of one while they are sick. ‘A time to break down” could be something as simple as cleaning up after a party. And ‘a time to build up” could literally be the preparing, repairing, and/or building of nearly anything like a bicycle or a house.

I do not want to just take the literal interpretation of this scripture and break it down into the obvious…

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An Unusual Blessing For A New Year

Happy New Year! I'm feeling a little out of sorts as this new year dawns. I spent a quiet evening at home trying to get through am awful chest cold. My girls and their respective families spent the evening in their own homes as well. We are NEVER apart for this holiday. This year we … Continue reading An Unusual Blessing For A New Year