How Sweet to be a Cloud

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After an unseasonable mid-May cold snap deposited an overnight dusting of snow earlier this week – and left behind freezing temperatures to wreak havoc on young gardens – the sun popped through late in the day and we were treated to a lovely cloudscape in the eastern sky. I recalled a passage from a book … Continued

Ministry to the Homebound – It Can Be a Game Changer

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We just shipped an order for a personalized service appreciation plaque recognizing someone for the work she’s doing as a member of her church’s team which ministers to the elderly and those confined to home. It brought back a lot of memories. I know a little something about the impact this type of ministry can have … Continued

New Every Morning

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The steadfast love of the LORD never ceases; his mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning. Lamentations 3:22-23 

It’s a Small World After All

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It’s interesting how small the world really can be sometimes. After having lived for 20 years in New Hampshire, where I spent much time in the field photographing the beautiful landscapes there, it was difficult for me to leave. Though the transition to the Interior West has been a bit of a challenge, sometimes I … Continued

Scripture Sunday

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“Let not your hearts be troubled; believe in God, believe also in me. In my Father’s house are many rooms; if it were not so, would I have told you that I go to prepare a place for you? And when I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and will take … Continued

Mother’s Love

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Her love is like an island in life’s ocean, vast and wide A peaceful, quiet shelter From the wind, the rain, the tide. Tis bound on the north by Hope, By Patience on the West, By tender Counsel on the South And on the East by Rest. Above it like a beacon light Shine Faith, … Continued

Service Appreciation Plaques – New Designs!

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Our collection of personalized service appreciation plaques continues to grow. We’re pleased to offer you additional choices – available now in the store. Whether you wish to recognize a service milestone, or someone who’s completing a term, or someone who’s stepping down due to relocation, or the successful completion of a project or to commemorate … Continued

Teacher’s Day 2017

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The influence of a good teacher can never be erased. ~author unknown Like me, I’m sure you remember some of the teachers you had over the years with great fondness. No matter how many years removed you might be from their classrooms, you can conjure up vivid images…..you recall the subject matter….you remember specific lessons. … Continued

Thank You, Teachers

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As we near the close of the school year, many Sunday School classes are also winding down and looking ahead to a summer break. It’s a popular time to convey thanks to teachers! Perhaps your parochial school would like to honor staff as the term comes to a close. Maybe you’re a parent of a … Continued