Fall. It's a season that colors the world and has a smell all its own. The fragrance of fall is an intoxicating mix of simmering cinnamon sticks and cloves on my stovetop, or the heady scent of bubbling apple cobbler baking. My sister, Amy, was visiting a few weeks ago and we were browsing through boutiques downtown when I handed her a yummy … [Read more...]
A Restoration Invitation – 30 Days of Fall Devotions
“ restore...the years that the locust have eaten.” Joel 2:25 “Behold, I make all things new.” Rev. 21:5 There is a special weekend getaway that my husband and I like to frequent. It's an old Victorian home that has been restored to its original condition and turned into a lovely bed and breakfast. We honeymooned there years ago and ever since … [Read more...]
True Confessions From A Cranky Lady
True Confession Time: I've been cranky and irritated and frustrated and sad and discouraged and irritated and annoyed some more this week. My husband gets the worst of it. Why in the world do I get like this? Do you ever get like this? You know, when everything in the world is colored by a terrible attitude. Tears are close to the … [Read more...]
How Much Are You Worth?
When you're a parent, the greatest learning opportunities often come at the most inopportune times. I experienced one of these moments in the gift wrap aisle at our local Dollar Store. We'd stopped off to pick up a couple of things. Walking inside, our children ran off in different directions. My husband, Paul, followed me around as I gathered … [Read more...]
Upcoming Interview with Family Life Today!
I just returned a few days ago from a speaking engagement in California surrounded by lots of dear friends. It was so nice to see family, too, before returning home. Just the shot in the arm God knew I needed. There's nothing better than taking selfies with a 95 year old beauty. I LOVED seeing my Grandma. This Tuesday I’m boarding a plane once … [Read more...]
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