Poetic Times

A Wishing Well – a place to muse in the garden, a place to toss our hope for things to come. Our choice is to hang onto the hope we have, and to the faith we have been given by the only trustworthy Source. Truth is certain, eternity is sure. We live in Poetic Times.…

The History of Tea

“May I have a word?” Is a question the English asked whenever a response was needed; when an enlightenment was forthcoming; when a warning was necessary;  when one’s idea was politely given.  Indeed this attention arresting question was rather a civilized way to invoke a time to meet, a time for tea.  In Mexico today…

Rise and Open up!

Rise up, open up, reach up to God like a morning glory! It is well, it is well within my soul! “Because of the Lord’s great love we are not consumed, for His compassions never fail. They are NEW every morning; great is Your faithfulness.” Lamentations 3:22 – Draw back the curtains, make your bed,…

Momma Mia

Born as an only child, in a small Heidi like village called Shuen Ecken, in the Eiffel mountains of Germany, my mother Maria Herzig Crane inherited the strength and spirit to survive the war.  Momma Mia was strong willed and unyielding in her determination to live according to her beliefs.   Her real beauty shined as…

LUKE

For generations there was a great expectancy about the coming Messiah. The grand anticipation was that the King of Kings would come on a stallion with purple robes fit for royalty. The imaginations of what the Messiah would look like, and behave like, just simply did not match what God delivered. The profound impact on…