Monthly Archives: April 2011

Love’s Rose

The rose that lifts its lovely head To smile at golden sunshine And nod approval at the gay antics Of a gentle summer breeze. Has drawn life from a cold rain That fell on a dreary stormy day And has … Continue reading

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Passover Easter Egg Hunt

The whole Stephens–Smith–Blackett clan is gathered at the Smith residence for three days of Easter Celebration.  It’s been great so far! Last night, Good Friday, we celebrated Passover with a Passover Seder designed by Jean and prepared and participated in … Continue reading

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Remember Me

On the night before his death, Jesus took a cup of wine and a loaf of bread and shared it with his closest friends. He said, “After I’m gone, do this often to remember me.” I think people want to … Continue reading

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If Only

Then Joshua cried out, “Sovereign Lord, why did you bring us across the Jordan River if you are going to let the Amorites kill us? If only we had been content to stay on the other side! (Joshua 7:7 NLT) … Continue reading

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An Opportunity Missed

Recently Jean and I attended the memorial service for Oren Aldritch, our neighbor across the cul-de-sac.  He had been ill at home for quite a while and receiving hospice care for several months.  He was 85. Oren was old when … Continue reading

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