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Flinging the Mundane to Lighten Your Spirit

October 16, 2017 Sisters in Christ, grab a cuppa tea and join me for a few. If you’re like me, you love to read. In fact, nothing appeals more than snuggling up with a blanket, a cuppa, and a good book. Have you ever read an author whom you just automatically identify with? They speak…

Furthering God’s Kingdom to the Best of My Ability

October 9, 2017 The Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe (aka the Holocaust Memorial) in Berlin “I could have got more out. I could have got more.” This is one of the most haunting lines in all of cinematic history to me. Oskar Schindler, a real-life Nazi member and factory owner in Poland, set…

The Best Intentions to Bear Fruit Joyfully

October 2, 2017 Our Newtown Pippin apple tree in the back acre is heavy-laden with ripe, delicious fruit. I’m just itching at the seams to make some apple crisp, or Dutch apple pie, or dried apples, or apple sauce, or apple butter, or all of the above! My husband’s going to be a very happy…

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Millennials and the Relativity of Truth and Honor

September 25, 2017 Oh, Millennials. [Insert eye roll here – just kidding!] Poor Millennials have become the punch line to many jokes nowadays. If you’re unaware, Millennials are usually defined as those born between the years 1982-2004. Technically…I may fall into that category. Buuuut I don’t consider myself to be one. Here’s why: (1) When…

Facing the Stresses and Expectations of Parenting

September 18, 2017 Parenting is hard. I may not have kids (yet), but I do have eyes. The thought of raising children to be kind, well-rounded, God-fearing, productive members of society seems daunting. After all, raising children is the greatest stewardship a parent can have. “Train up a child in the way he should go:…