The World According to Maiden Fair

Archive for September, 2007

This and That

Posted: Thursday, September 27th, 2007 @ 9:31 am in Maiden's World | No Comments »

Autumn has come to the mid-west – sort of!! It has been so hot here lately – We were setting record highs in the 90’s the first part of the week. The trees have barely begun to be tinged with the colors of fall – I wonder if we will have any color this year […]

Am I Selfish?

Posted: Saturday, September 15th, 2007 @ 2:01 pm in Maiden's World, World of Devotions | 1 Comment »

I was reading Genesis 4:1-15 today – the story of Cain and Abel. I’ve read this story so many times and I always wondered what the problem was. They both brought an offering but only one was accepted – it seemed a totally arbitrary decision on God’s part. But today something jumped out at me. […]

9/11

Posted: Tuesday, September 11th, 2007 @ 2:54 pm in Maiden's World | No Comments »

It has been six years since 9/11. It is hard to believe that it has been that long. In many ways it seems like it happened yesterday. I think the thing I remember most was the eerie silence in the hours and the days after the attack. The total absence of planes in the sky, […]

Autumn

Posted: Sunday, September 9th, 2007 @ 1:40 pm in Maiden's World | No Comments »

It is a beautiful day today, Warm but not hot, the humidity is low, it’s not raining and the sky is blue. A perfect day for late summer. Today I hope to get the flooring laid in my sewing area and the light bar up. When those things are in place my sewing room will […]

Faith

Posted: Friday, September 7th, 2007 @ 11:49 am in World of Devotions | No Comments »

Faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen – (NRSV) Faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen – (NKJV) Faith is the assurance (the confirmation, the title deed) of the things we hope for, being the proof of things we do not […]