Pens, Notes and Chai

These are a few of my favorite things

Happy Thanksgiving 2013

marita | November 28, 2013

Happy Thanksgiving 2013! What a wonderful year it has been.  I have so much to be thankful for. The family has been healthy for the most part.  My Mother-in-law had valve replacement surgery early in the year, and she is doing great.  Mom and Dad  are doing pretty well. Dad had galbladder surgery and made [...]

John 1:1-14 Half way there

marita | May 2, 2012

I have been working on John 1:1-14 and am linking up with Do Not Depart for Hiding His Word in My Heart. I am working on vs 7 and 8 this week. These first 8 verses have so much depth. 1. In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God and the [...]

Memorizing Scripture Challenge

marita | April 3, 2012

Putting God’s Word in My Heart.

A Sun Scorched Land

marita | April 5, 2011

Since I have moved to the valley in Arizona I have gained a new understanding of scriptures that refer to the desert or sun scorched land.  This land can be brutal even deadly if precautions aren’t taken.  For example, we would never take off for a drive more than 5 miles from home with out [...]

A Word

marita | December 9, 2010

Words have been on my mind as of late. I’ve read some beautiful words at Holy Experience  . Ann Voskamp is a beautiful wordsmith. See her post titled: What is Always the First Step, No Matter Where You Are: Where the Best Words Always Come From It got me to thinking…how words can be used [...]

Psalm 107 ~ God’s Love is Steadfast

marita | July 8, 2010

For the 1st two weeks of July my memory verse is 107:9 “For He satisfies the longing soul, and the hungry soul He fills with good things”.  I chose this verse as one of the verses under the topic of seeking God. As I studied the chapter surrounding this verse, there is SO MUCH MORE. [...]