The Lenten Tree

March 28, 2017

It’s recorded in the Gospel of Luke, chapter 18, verses 15 & 16 that some parents brought their little ones to Jesus so He could lay His hands on them and bless them. The disciples told them to go away and not to bother Jesus. Jesus, however, became indigent with His disciples and told them to let the little children come to Him and never send them away! The Lenten Tree, described in Nyger’s Lenten Journey, is designed to involve the whole family in a time of devotion during the season of Lent. It’s visual, tactile and ongoing. Starting with…

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Sixty Eight Years Ago

March 21, 2017

Today marks the sixty-eighth anniversary year since this birthday tornado hit our farm and the Dahnmann’s farm. The images are as vivid today as they were back then. The sights and the emotions will be with me as long as I journey here on earth. A celebration of deliverance from the fury of the storm was in order. Mama prepared a delicious meal of ham, friend sausage, vegetables, homemade bread and apple pie. We invited the Dahnmann family to join us. Great food and fellowship was shared with a very grateful heart.

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