Category Archives: Sundays In The South

Sundays In The South – Walking The Walk

I have been thinking a lot about my sweet grandmother this week. Not sure why, just all this week she has been on my mind. She was a very kind and generous person despite having grown up the daughter of … Continue reading

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Sunday’s In The South – Altar Flowers

Tina and I had errands to run Saturday and one was to return some bud vases to a dear friend of ours. She was at her church, so we ran by to see her for a minute. Dean is a … Continue reading

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Sundays In The South – Remembering Mama

My mother was something. She had a big personality and never met a stranger. She taught me many things, one of which was to love people and roses. I never realized the true impact of her life on others until … Continue reading

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Sundays In The South – Sunday Best

This morning was beautiful. The sun was up, the humidity was down, temps were moderate for August in Alabama. As I strolled the garden this morning, I just had to cut a few blooms. For years, I was under the … Continue reading

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“The Day My Uncle Charles Died” – Ramblings From The Deep South

While this story may seem a little tongue in cheek, it is the truth. My apologies in advance for any of you who are in the throes of grief at the loss of a loved one….. The phone rang around … Continue reading

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Sundays in the South – 10 Commandments For Growing Roses

Dean Hodge, Consulting Rosarian Birmingham, Alabama TEN COMMANDMENTS FOR GROWING ROSES Keeping the biblical 10 commandments ensures a good and rewarding life. They are guides for human behavior. Also growing roses has established rules. These are: I. Thou shall have … Continue reading

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Sundays In The South – Freedom’s Never Free

Not much commentary today. The words of this song and the images presented tell the story far better than I ever could. One of the best ways I know of to honor our Veteran’s in the garden is to plant … Continue reading

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>Sunday’s In The South – Rapture Weekend

>Well, it seems that those who had surmised that the rapture would occur this weekend were incorrect. People have been buzzing about it on Facebook, Twitter, the office… I even saw a roadside rug salesman holding a sign that said … Continue reading

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Sundays In The South – The Resurrection

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Sundays In The South – No Cross. No Crown.

Some of you know that I spent many years serving the Lord in active ministry at various churches in the deep south. Of all the memories I have of that period in my life, I think the most poignant memories … Continue reading

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