They’re Here! (Almost)

It’s Thanksgiving week and all my chickadees are home! Well, almost. The oldest (our girl) arrives Tuesday morning. The youngest (in the suit) will breeze in Tuesday afternoon. And our middle child will roll in just about bedtime. But then we’ll have three entire days of all three of them home. We will miss our […]

Christmas novels and novellas giveaway

Yes, it’s that time of year. Christmas reading time! I do love a good story centered around the Christmas season. And when I was cleaning out my bookshelves this summer, I found 2 Christmas novels (both contemporary) and two Christmas novella collections (both historical) which I’ve enjoyed. And so I thought I’d pass them along […]

Happy Independence Day! Will You Pray?

Happy Independence Day! Will You Pray?

  This weekend, as we celebrate the founding of our great nation, I want to encourage you to pray for our country. Not just a hit-0r-miss, occasional prayer, but consistent, concentrated prayer. Not for political agendas, but for people. To this end, my dear friend Lisa Holmes and I have been meeting once a month […]

The Agony and the Beauty

The Agony and the Beauty

Today is the day we consider Christ’s agony. Sunday is the day of His beauty. Or is it reversed? Certainly in terms of what the cross and the empty tomb meant to the physical person of Jesus, the above is a true statement. And yet I wonder about His heart, for we are told that […]