Pear tree lane Farmhouse

~Welcome home~

This blog is dedicated to my dear family who live many miles away, and to you dear ladies , who have a heart for keeping the home fires burning. You, who love and cherish your family, and have a desire to create a home that says "Welcome, you are loved and cared for."

My desire is that when you leave that you will be encouraged and know that you too are loved.



Written by Sue,Thursday Feb.12,2015                                 sunny, windy,temps. 50's a great day for a walk!

My Mother is recuperating at home, though the surgery was a little more detailed this time, she is doing well, this morning  she is up and wanting to get back to her normal schedule, we are having a hard time getting her to rest, like I said that energy bunny has nothing on her.
A heartfelt "thank you" for your thoughts and prayers, she was so blessed when I told her my friends in blogland were praying., and even more thrilled when some said she looked like Debbie Reynolds, a favorite actress of hers! Tomorrow we go back to see the dr. for the results, asking for more  prayers.
OH! the flowers and card were a surprise from her grandson,(my son), I thought he was so thoughtful!, and was told that I had something special coming too!!Whoopie!!
Can't wait to see how beautiful the blooms will  be, we could not decide if they were tulips or lilies, either way they will be pretty and bring much joy to Mother! She is hiding her face because she said "I don't have my makeup on," and that is because the surgeon took a spot off her right cheek! I find her to be beautiful any way, because her beauty shines from within.
Enjoy your day, 

Proverbs 31:30~ Charm is deceitful and beauty is passing, But a woman who fears the Lord, she shall be praised.

~This Journey called "Life"~

Written by Sue, Friday, February 6, 2015                                   Cloudy with some sun, windy, and cold temps. 40's
Hello Dear Friends,

And where has Sue been, one might ask?
I have been traveling hither and yon, on this journey called "Life"!

We are all on a journey, called "Life". This journey, has taken me on many unexpected roads, and  most of these roads were beautiful and smooth sailing, and I would say to myself, "Wow,how wonderful". Oh! how I love those roads with beautiful scenery, soft breezes blowing and meadows filled with beautiful,aromatic flowers, those are the best roads, this is where I get renewed and refreshed!

But some times this journey called "Life" takes me on roads that are bumpy, full of sharp curves,hills, valleys, uncertainty, and yes sometimes places I really don't want to go. When the road gets like this I become afraid, and ask a lot of questions! I want to get off and find another route, but "Life" just will not let me, it seems "Life" wants me to learn,grow, and mature!

As is the case with, Sue, she always asks why?

Here is what I have learned,... the things that happen on this road brings me more into an awareness of why I am here, and how I am suppose to live this "Life"! As I have found out more and more over the past few months.

 I think about this journey called "Life" so much, as I reminisce of the roads I have traveled, as I begin to contemplate and plan where I will go and what I will do next, I am sure there will be more beautiful scenic roads than bumpy ones, one thing for sure, I have had a constant companion on this journey, "ONE" who has stood by my side, comforted me, lifted me up and held me when I felt I could longer travel, His name is Heavenly Father! When I began this journey He promised me He would never leave me or forsake me, I can honestly say today, He is a Man of His word!

Deuteronomy 31:8~ The Lord himself goes before you and will be with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged.

Here is an update on my Mom, she will be having more surgery, Monday, Feb.9th! Please pray for her and her recovery. She has been such a trooper through this ordeal, I stand in awe of how she handles her journey called "life"! Here is an example:

Before and during the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays, while she was recovering from her first surgery, she took time to make lap quilts, (all hand embroidered) and goodies for some very precious folks who reside at a nursing facility in our community. She has a widow's ministry which she continues to do as well!..... That energizer bunny has nothing on her! ~smile~

 All photos on this post are printed with permission by the residents and administrator!
 Here she is placing a few dollars in their cards.
 Susan and Mr P helping, love this man so much he has faithfully walked this journey called "Life"with me, not once has he wavered!
 Mr P. pouring the sodas, see all those gifts, lap quilts and goodies!
Susan giving gifts, she enjoyed this so much.
 Mother and Susan make a great team.
Mother, worked so diligently, and was so happy to give, of her time, talent and love!

 Are they having fun or what!
New friends!
Mother in her element of doing for others!
 This precious gentleman was so sweet he stole my heart!

 New found friends! The residents of this nursing facility were so loving and appreciative! We have decided as a family to visit them on a regular basis, with time, love and refreshments,what the residents really want  is a little of our love and time!
 Here Mother is reminding us all why we celebrate Christmas, she was a Sunday school teacher most of her adult life, and loves sharing  her faith!
Love my Mother and and daughter  so much.
Here's the gang, We went to be a blessings, but we were the ones who left with our hearts overflowing with joy!

Have you had your hand kissed lately by a Southern, Gentleman? I have,... and was totally caught off guard and overwhelmed with joy!

Though lately I haven't been around in blogland so often, this doesn't mean I have forgotten you my dear friends, I think of you so often, and give thanks to my Heavenly Father for your friendship!
My prayer for you today is that your journey called "life" Is filled with many blessings, and full of fun filled days!
Much love,

p.s. sorry for such a long post, the odds of me writing a short post are one in a million!~smile~ 
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