Humor…Hope…and Holiness

Happy Beginning: First blog post

This is the first post for the new blog humor, hope and holiness. Topic--Happy beginnings and happy endings. Books: "All of 'em should have a happy ending. All of 'em hast to!" This post includes a happy beginning plan for the blog which explains what readers might find in each of the menu categories: faith matters, music matters and open roads.

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Prayers of Thanksgiving by Children. When Giggles Fit.

Prayers of Thanksgiving to God by Children: for loving us, for family and friends, for "this great day!" etc. Humorous "giggle fits" stories and encouraging Scripture verses from the Bible render this a blog post that encourages Christians to keep praying to God and rejoicing in our salvation in Christ Jesus, giving thanks to the LORD, for He is good!

Birds — Music — Connections

HumorHopeandHoliness is now on Instagram! Nick (age 5) showed his grandma where Mom kept the birthday money. "Why did she put it up here?" Grandma asked. Nick replied, "She put it there to protect it from the babies and the... Continue Reading →

Mourning; Mikey on a Motorcycle; Incidents. In GOD We Trust!

(Note: This post begins somberly but ends joyously!) As a Blogger posted on October 5, 2017: "Our country is in mourning..." Bill Wilson, "The Daily Jot". Throughout the world people are mourning because of the devastation and loss from hurricanes, volcanoes, wildfires,... Continue Reading →

Practicing Motorcycling. Biker Chick History. Bar of Soap Discipline.

Practicing Motorcycling: In addition to being MUCH more vigilant about examining road conditions (looking for potholes, gravel, debris, etc.), there are two skills I have had to practice to get them to be automatic with my new Yamaha 1100 Virago... Continue Reading →

Self-discipline and PATIENCE: A New Motorcycle Hobby!

This motorcycle is the beginning of my husband's and my new hobby together. We take turns riding, not far from home, to practice maneuvers and increase our levels of comfort on this bike on the roads with automobiles, uneven pavement... Continue Reading →

Two on a Path: “It’s Uphill that Way,” She Commented. “But it’s HOME,” He Replied.

While walking along this path, an older gentleman with his obviously aged dog, approached me. When they were a few feet ahead, I pointed behind me and cheerfully said, "It's uphill that way." With a smile, he knowingly turned his... Continue Reading →

“String Birds” Argument: Two Against One?

Vivian (age 8) stated, "Nick, there's no such thing as "string birds." "YES, there is," Nick (age 4) retorted, "Daddy said so!" "NO, it's blackbirds," Vivian argued. "No..." Nick began. Then Mom interceded, "What are string birds, Nick?" He calmly... Continue Reading →

A “Music” Video: “Heirloom Piano Dusting Melody” on YouTube. A Test. And More.

"Music" Video: Heirloom Piano Dusting Melody The "Music" Video: "Heirloom Piano Dusting Melody" is an iMovie video made from a (seriously silly, spontaneous) cell phone recording for the main purpose of learning to put a video on YouTube that I could then link back... Continue Reading →

Eager to Experience the Pristine and Peaceful…Beyond the Rugged and Harsh

Disciplining our children requires wisdom, patience and consistency. We discipline them because we love them. God disciplines us because He loves us. Discipline is for our good, though it may seem harsh at the time. Being a prayerful, compassionate Christian who trusts God in everything requires discipline. Can being trained by a Wise Disciplinarian make a pristine and peaceful future more likely to prevail over a rugged harsh one? Time will tell.

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