This past Sunday, my husband invited two new families from our church home with us for the afternoon. I rushed home, searching through the pantry… I had 3 cans of Tuna Fish on hand, and flour tortillas. With very basic ingredients, we were able to feed 3 families a delicious, casual meal of tuna roll ups, soup and salad, with Tasty Cakes for Dessert.… Read More Hospitality: How to Cut the Costs of Entertaining
I love the Fourth of July. Our family celebrates it in much the same ways as any other family in the country: A picnic, a dip in the pool, a campfire with roasted (burnt)marshmallows, and finally, fireworks. But we also celebrate the MEANING of the day. … Read More Three Cheers for the Red, White and Blue
Back in those days, we memorized a verse for each letter of the alphabet. We still remember those essential scriptures now!… Read More Light tomorrow with today!
I am His, and I will look for Him in the sunrise and the sunset, and everything that happens in between!… Read More Delight
Grandmother Vivianne loved Red Cardinals, and so I have a small collection to remember her by. … Read More Red Hot Love
May is the month I catch up with my sister and nieces, gabbing and frolicking in the water and lazing around poolside while all of our children swim. Bring on the Summer… I am ready!
… Read More Farewell to May…
Amy Carmichael, missionary to India once said, “In acceptance lies peace.” I truly believe that. When I need to feel great peace, I get very still, pray, and listen. Somehow, God ALWAYS makes it clear to me that deep inside of me, below the crashing turmoil and waves of the pressures around me, there lies a PEACE and a Calm to which I can retreat.… Read More The Great Escape
During my childhood, my Mother would be at the Kitchen Table early in the morning with her Bible open.… Read More Early Morning Vespers
Memories are like treasures stored in a bank’s safety deposit box. My goal is to make as many deposits into this memory store as possible this season. … Read More Dear Friends
I don’t know why these difficult times are here, but I am striving to learn from them; holding onto Joy as tightly as I possibly can… Read More Time is Filled with Swift Transition