From Honoring Saints to Trick or Treating

Hosea 10 – Week Three It’s nearly November!  There is a holiday that began a couple of days ago and runs through the second day of November.  It’s called The Day of the Dead.  It’s considered a Mexican celebration and “is a time when families gather to honor and remember deceased loved ones. It isContinue reading “From Honoring Saints to Trick or Treating”

Would You Care for Some Extra Sugar With Your Scolding?

Amos 9 – Week Four Let’s play a game.  I’ll give a movie quote and you tell me what movie it came from. “Toto, I’ve got a feeling we’re not in Kansas anymore.”   – Wizard of Oz That was easy.  How about “Mama always said life was like a box of chocolates.  You never knowContinue reading “Would You Care for Some Extra Sugar With Your Scolding?”

We Say We Will Never Forget, But…

Amos 4 – Week Two Last week, we were introduced to Amos, one of the prophets sent by God to warn the Israelites.  As we were studying 1 & 2 Kings, there were several prophets that were well-known as prophets. Amos wasn’t one of them.  He was an ordinary man.  A sheep breeder, in fact,Continue reading “We Say We Will Never Forget, But…”

Naughty or Nice? Does it Even Matter?

Podcast available at: https://anchor.fm/diane-simcox/episodes/Naughty-or-Nice–Does-it-Even-Matter-e1bl8b5 Romans 11 – Week Fourteen  – SPOILER ALERT! – NOT FOR YOUNG CHILDREN- I was in a craft store earlier this week and they had bins full of these round discs that you can put on ornaments or other items and create a “Santacam”.  The idea is that having one orContinue reading “Naughty or Nice? Does it Even Matter?”