This supper of Jesus with his twelve disciples which we call The Last Supper, as it is recorded in the Gospels, was going to be a meal unlike others they had shared. Jesus would reveal what was about to happen in the days ahead. And He was going to institute the observance of Communion or … Continue reading Understanding Jesus’ Observance of the Jewish Passover
My older daughter Neva-Marie recently recorded sixteen minutes of her singing and playing piano in her church sanctuary. If you feel you need a sanctuary--a place to go to restore peace and calmness to your anxious spirit--consider watching and perhaps singing along with this video: https://www.facebook.com/111183127836/videos/213626896525012/ Sharing Sacred Songs of EncouragementConnie Carlisle Polley, 2020ConnieCarlislePolley.com
When my younger daughter was growing up, for a period of time, she had hanging from the doorknob to her bedroom a sign which said: KEEP OUT! BUT KEEP ON LOVIN’! My mother, in particular, thought this was quite amusing. During these times when so many are isolating themselves in an attempt to slow the … Continue reading Keep Out! But Keep on Lovin’!
It always amazes me how quickly people give up on God, seemingly much more quickly than they give up on anything else. Your car won’t start, and you’re frustrated. But do you throw up your hands and say, “I’m never getting in a car again—it’s too unreliable!" You discover a frozen water pipe. Do you … Continue reading Holding On to Faith
As the Coronavirus has become pandemic, spreading over our world, I’m going to depart from my Snippet Series on money to share with you what I hope will be words of encouragement when the routines of our daily lives are being turned upside down. I see three essentials to surviving chaos. And those essentials are … Continue reading Three Essentials to Surviving Chaos
In my last Nonny’s Blog Post How to Have All The Money You Need, I talked from my own personal experience. Today I’m going to quote what some notable individuals have to say. As we all know, money does matter and money matters are important. Dave Ramsey, starting with one financial talk show on one … Continue reading Snippet on Money Matters
Over the next few weeks my Snippets are going to be part of a series on money. Hope you will join me as I explore Money Matters, Teaching Young Kids Money Basics, Raising Financially Responsible Teens and Young Adults, and Building Bigger Barns. Now for today's Money Snippet... My late husband and I raised our … Continue reading Snippet on How to Have all the Money You Need
History chooses whom to remember and whom to forget. And such was the case of African American women who worked for NASA in its early days as “human computers,” mathematicians, scientists and engineers. One of these highly intelligent and strongly motivated women was Katherine Johnson who died this week at the age of 101. I … Continue reading Katherine Johnson: Getting the Numbers Right