Poetry about the beauty, heritage and history of the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina appear on this blog.
Miss Frankie's flower garden welcomes parishioners to Pilgrim Baptist Church in the Blue Ridge Mountains. She plants, waters, and weeds her flowers with loving hands. It's like a taste of heaven savoring this rainbow of flowers at this country church.
I hope my blogger friends have enjoyed Miss Frankie's flowers. She loves to work in them and to provide a beautiful setting for folks to worship and to commune with nature.
Brenda Kay Ledford's story, "Angels Over Iraq," was published in The Best Angel Stories 2016 by Guideposts Organization. This hardcover book is available at Amazon.com.
Brenda's story, "Angels Over Iraq," was first printed in Angels Magazine. Guideposts selected the best stories that appeared in this magazine and published a hardcover anthology. Brenda's story was included in this book.
Her story is about her nephew who served two tours of duty in Iraq. She had a dream that angels were protecting him and wrote a story about her vision. It was included in both the magazine and anthology.
The Lord did in fact protect John and he got home to America. He was called to preach and is now attending divinity school.
God does great things!
His grandfather was also a Southern Baptist minister for 40 years. We are praying God will lead John in the field where it's His will to use him for God's glory. We appreciate very much the prayers of our blogg…
"A Poppy for Mother"
Karen Ponischil; Charlotte, NC
The Sacred Threads Travel Exhibit was displayed at the Good Shepherd Episcopal Church in Hayesville, NC in May, 2016. The display of art quilts explore themes of joy, inspiration, spirituality, healing, grief, peace and brotherhood. The exhibit is staged in Herndon, VA in odd numbered years.
"Aspen IV-Sunny Day"
Dorothy Raymond; Loveland, CO
"War in Black & White"
Deb Cashatt & Kris Sazaki,
Cameron Park, CA
"Let Justice Roll Down Like Water" Kit Tossmann; Louisville, KY
Marianne Williamson; Miami, FL
Sally Wright; Los Angeles, CA
Jane Bachus; Paradis Valley, AZ
Judy Warner; Victor, NY
"Hope & Love"
Yvonne Porcella; Modesto, CA