I wanted to take a moment out of my busy Thanksgiving Eve to tell all my readers that I hope each of you has a most enjoyable Thanksgiving Day! … Read More More Blessed than Imaginable: Notes on Thanksgiving Eve
But in all the sadness, when we feel like our hearts are empty & lacking, we’ve got to remember that grief is NOT the absence of hope. .. . Grief is the proof that love is still there.” ~~Tessa Schaeffer Another sweet cousin was called to be with Jesus yesterday. One day we will join… Read More Love is still there…
This morning, I was reflecting on my role as a Mother. This wonderful job requires the skills of a teacher, counselor, maid, short-order cook, nurse, party planner, financial analyst, and chauffer! Unfortunately, the society we live in today has downplayed the importance of my role as a mom. I was reminded of this in church,… Read More The Only standard that Really Counts
These are the reasons I must almost always have blue in any scene. Now you know the secret of my heart.
… Read More Let Nature Inspire
Some days I feel incredibly blessed, and then other times I get quite discouraged. That’s when I turn to my scriptures… the ones I have framed, and the memorized… Read More Let Faithfulness Never Leave
My ears perked up when he mentioned that there might be some “floral dishes” in there somewhere. I have been searching for Red and White Transferware for my Christmas Dinner Table for years in Thrift Shops. … Read More Jackpot On My Front Porch
Our DIY Coffee Station has brightened up a corner of our Kitchen… Read More A Joy Each Morning… with the Java!
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
We can “flavor the community” with salt in this manner, by practicing sharing and giving. Hospitality does not mean always having parties, showers, and dinners. It is more than that.… Read More Hospitality: Entertaining as Ministry
Build your home, don’t tear it down… Read More Building Our House…