SILK PURSE – SOWS EAR

I may be dating myself here, but have you ever heard the old saying “You can’t make a silk purse out of a sows ear”? The meaning is something like Matthew 9:17 where it says you can’t put new wine into an old wineskin, but into a new wineskin. A …

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STEDFAST

Create in me a clean heart, O God, And renew a stedfast spirit within me. Psalm 51:10 Stedfast – fixed in direction; firm in purpose, resolution, faith; firmly established; unwavering. Having lost my husband four and a half years ago, I would say that grief over his passing held me …

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SNOWED IN

The side road I live on was officially snowed in. The school buses were cancelled and while I could get out of the driveway there was no way of getting beyond that point. The sky was gray and the snow was coming down with what seemed like a vengeance. Although …

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