Back Porch Blog Roll

Wisdom or Folly? The Suspense is Real!

Good and evil, hero and villain; we’re told the best stories contain these elements. Why? Because it creates drama, angst, and choice. Wisdom or Folly? The Suspense is Real! In one of my favorite books, two leading ladies compete for attention. One is wholesome, the other is scandalous. They each make their play. The one…

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How are You with Accents?

How are you with accents? I’m awful! I can hear them in my head, but I cannot recreate them out loud. Unless… Unless I’ve just watched a movie where the accent has been prolific. Or I’ve spent time with someone who speaks differently than me. Then, I can walk away for a short commercial break,…

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Something of Value Learned from Snow People on the Trail

Hello, my friends! How are you? It’s been a pensive several days for me. But there was a highlight; something of value learned from snow people on the trail. Lately, I’ve been in my head. That sounds funny, but do you know what I mean? Are you familiar with that place where you retreat so…

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3 Precious Principles to Pull from Psalm 23

“The Lord is my shepherd;I have what I need.He lets me lie down in green pastures;he leads me beside quiet waters.He renews my life;he leads me along the right pathsfor his name’s sake.Even when I go through the darkest valley,I fear no danger,for you are with me;your rod and your staff—they comfort me.You prepare a table before…

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Papa Lava and Me

About Me

Hello, precious person! I’m so glad you’re here! My name is Mama Lava and I truly hope you find joy and encouragement on the pages of my blog. Papa Lava and I have been married since the early 1990’s. We have 5 children and 3 grandchildren. I love Jesus, my family, the beach, mountain air, and the opportunity to meet YOU through this platform. Thank you so much for blessing me with your presence, here on my extended Back Porch!

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