A Big, Brilliant Idea

  By Rosie Moore In 1886, thirty-four yeas before women in the U.S. earned the right to vote, Avon’s founder, David H. McConnell, helped give them the chance to earn an independent income. He didn’t set out to create a beauty company. In fact, McConnell was a traveling book salesperson who offered fragrance samples as […]

Finding Fall!

By Ralphine Major She made her entrance ever so quietly this year.  “Fall” opened her gifts of spectacular color much later than usual, making a bridge between summer’s stifling humidity and the harsh winds of winter. Long-time friend Bryce Williams, meteorologist/photographer, has permitted me to use, once again, one of his magnificent photos from the […]

A Pumpkin Recipe

By Rosie Moore Once again it’s time for a yearly pumpkin recipe. Here it is:   Dinner in a Pumpkin   1 medium pumpkin 1 tbs. oil or butter 1 small onion, diced 1 c. sliced fresh (or canned) mushrooms 1-8oz. canned water chestnuts Salt and pepper 1-1/2 lbs. ground beef 1 can cream of […]

How many days until Christmas?

By Rosie Moore Only as many as your heart desires. I thought of Christmas from seeing all the Christmas decorative pictures on Facebook. Yes, they are abounding everywhere, beautiful in their decorations and lovely colors of green and red, silver and gold, and, most of all the happy faces of those who decorated them. Everyone […]

Let it rain! Let it rain! Let it rain!

By Rosie Moore Yes, it finally rained. Not a whole lot but enough to make the flowers and other flora give a sigh of relief. And it also has gotten cooler, making it seem that autumn is finally arriving. Whenever I think of rain, I think of Noah, that great shipbuilder in the Bible. The […]

Healthy for Life

By Rosie Moore My son works for BlueCross/Blue shield, so, naturally I enrolled in their Sapphire insurance plan. Recently they sent me a booklet titled “Healthy for Life” and in it was an article I’d like to share with you. Six New ways to Stay Sharp: YOU SLEEP, YOU WIN–If you’ve got a big day […]


By Rosie Moore Autumn and Hallowe’en is a synthesis of a combination of parts to form a whole in October, Autumn, at the beginning of the month, and Hallowe’en at the end of the month. Believe it or not, Hallowe’en dates back to 2,000 years go in the area that is now Ireland, England, and […]

His Wondrous Creation

By Rosie Moore The heavens are the work of your hands. They will perish, but you endure; they will all wear out like a garment. You change them like clothing, and they pass away. But you are the same, and your years have no end. Psalms 102:25-27 “Holy Creator God, I look at an ocean […]

Love is a commandment

By Rosie Moore In this world with its lack of love, so many things are said about love. It is the main theme of a myriad of songs; in fact, most songs are about love. Jesus gives us this commandment in a very interesting and ironic situation. The disciples had just entered the Upper Room, […]

Biblical Foods

By Rosie Moore What is the first food mentioned in God’s Word? Most people know the story of Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden, which was full of fruit trees. They were told they could eat all the fruits–except the apple. Then Satan came long and tempted Eve to eat that apple, thus […]

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