Linda Bittle, PO Box 466, Council, Idaho 83612

This is Not Where I Thought I Was Going

Short and Sweet

Remembrance

We still called it Decoration Day when I was a kid. It was a day of remembrance for my family. We’d pack a picnic lunch and go to the cemetery to weed around the graves and then we’d leave fresh-picked…
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Sunday Has Come!

Sunday morning. The stone has been rolled away. The women find the tomb empty. Jesus has risen from the grave! Because He did, everything changes… Hallelujah, the Savior lives today! “To a Christian, Easter Sunday means everything, when we celebrate…
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When Things Look Dark…

For the Christian, Good Friday looks pretty dark. Jesus – the promised savior – has been betrayed, unfairly tried, found guilty. He’s been beaten and abused, abandoned, and denied by His closest friends. And crucified between actual criminals, He died.…
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Go Look At the Worm Moon Tomorrow Night!

This year the Vernal Equinox – or first day of spring – occurs on Wednesday, March 20th. We also get a super moon on Wednesday night, and if the skies are clear, it should be outstanding. It’s called the Worm…
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Saint Patrick Wasn’t Irish

It’s true that Saint Patrick was not Irish. He is, however, the Patron Saint of Ireland. I’ll leave you to read the story of his life in the first link at the end of this post. It’s an interesting one,…
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Spring Forward Tonight

Tonight we “spring forward” into Daylight Savings Time and lose an hour’s sleep. I have never been a fan of changing the clocks, and there’s research that suggests that it’s not healthy for us. Nevertheless, tomorrow most of us in…
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My Top 13 List of Books Read in 2018

I’ve been keeping track of the books I read since January, 1998. My system is to write them down in a notebook I keep by the bed, and then to enter them into an Excel spreadsheet so that I can…
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#13-Winter Solstice 2018

Tonight is the winter solstice. It’s the longest night of the year in the northern hemisphere. Winter begins, and we already have snow on the ground here in Council, Idaho. There’s a full moon – the aptly named “Cold Moon”…
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