Author Martha Hadley

 

It Makes Sense to Me

A friend told me a joke the other day about a woman who went to an auto repair shop and asked the mechanic for a seven hundred ten. He looked puzzled and said, “What’s a seven hundred ten?” She replied, “You know, the little piece in the middle of the engine. I’ve lost it and need a new one. I don’t know exactly Read more...

The Pumpkin Parable

Every autumn I'm reminded of this parable when I see a pumpkin: "Being a human being is like being a pumpkin. God lifts you up, takes you in, and washes all the dirt off you. He opens you up, touches you deep inside and scoops out all the yucky stuff-- including the seeds of doubt, hate, greed, etc.Then He carves you a new smiling face and puts Read more...

Unbalanced Loads

The other night, I was spending a quiet evening relaxing alone at home, when all of sudden I heard a loud clanking noise downstairs. My first thought was “What in the world did my cats knock over that would make such a racket?!” Then I realized that the kitties were upstairs with me. They had wide eyes and cautiously crept into the hallway to peer through the banister railings to investigate what was making such a clatter. Read more...

Happy 238th Anniversary America!

Independence Day. The 4th of July. America’s birthday! They all describe the same thing… the unforgettable day in 1776 that the Declaration of Independence was signed and our great nation was born. Read more...

Encouragement and Prayer Support When We Need It

You know how just when you need it God provides us with encouragement from something someone says or we read? Well that's how I felt when I read Larry Lomax's SPIRIT e-blast blog post a few weeks ago. I have a good friend, Christine, whose father Read more...

A Fresh Start

Spring is finally here! With the official first day of spring next week on Thursday March 20, we can leave the dark days of winter behind and revel in the sunny pastels of spring flowers and budding trees. Read more...

Let the Wind Blow

It was a chilly, blustery day and the wind seemed to be blowing from every direction as it swirled the leaves around me. Zipping up my jacket, I stepped up my pace as I walked through the park, and was thankful for the soft warm scarf around my neck... Read more...

Autumn Leaves

Colorful, crunchy leaves underfoot and crisp, juicy apples... The signs of autumn are all around us. There’s a cool crispness to the air - and an aroma we've missed during the summer months…wood burning in the fireplace. Read more...

Changing Seasons

I hope you had a wonderful summer filled with memories you’ll cherish for years to come, and that autumn brings with it the joy of family, friendships, good health, new learning experiences, and creativity! One of the highlights of my summer was when I... Read more...

Surprise Sunflowers

I’ve always loved sunflowers, but I’d never planted them. So, you can imagine my surprise when three sunflowers appeared in my flower beds. Read more...
  • Matthew 5:12

    • Rejoice and be glad, for your reward is great in heaven, for so they persecuted the prophets who were before you. Read More
  • Never Give Up

    My boys and I were watching the game. It didn’t take long for our heads to be hanging low. Never before had we seen our beloved Seahawks play so poorly. Quarter by quarter, interception by interception, our doubt was growing. My son Hayden even said, “It’s going take a miracle.” I had gotten to the point where I Read More

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  1. Never Give Up

    CatherineB_2814 said "Very true. My husband texted me saying "I saw God's hands on that game". Go hawks." Join the Discussion!
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