"Lord , what will you have me to do?" Acts 9:6
Two famous portraits by the German artist Sternberg — his "Dancing Gypsy Girl" and the "Crucifixion" — are linked to one another by an unusual set of circumstances.
n Old Town United Methodist Women
The Old Town United Methodist Women will have a study on Forgiveness and Reconciliation on Saturday, Sept. 24. A morning snack will be served at 9:30 with the program beginning at 10 a.m. in the sanctuary. A noon lunch, optional, will be available for $7. This is an event that the North West District UMW provides. All Christian women are welcome.
n Chiefland First UMC has surprise
As a children’s church teacher I’ve been told, “Guy, you’ve got the preaching down. It’s just the closing part you need to work on.” I’d always taken it as a compliment, at least until last Sunday. Poor little Jimmy… I just felt terrible.
Everyone has a favorite flower; some diehard gardeners have several. But whether you have a simple row of tulips or an elaborate sculptured garden of perenniels, one thing is the same: you've got to pull weeds or you won't have any flowers at all.
If you want a beautiful garden, you've got to be diligent about eradicating those pesky weeds. You can go away for a long weekend, but those "unwanteds" in your garden aren't going to take a vacation.
Some time ago Linda and I took our friends Terry and Maggie Kennedy to Horseshoe Beach to celebrate their birthdays which are a day apart. This is a beautiful area, right on the Gulf coast, with a restaurant overlooking the ocean.
As we were approaching the restaurant we noticed a boat loaded with sponges that the crew had harvested from the sea. Linda and Maggie became very excited and soon were engaged in conversation with one of the crew members.