‘Tis the Season

’Tis the season! Are you excited? Lord knows I am! I have to confess, I have been excited about the upcoming Christmas season ever since before Halloween. Somehow I’ve turned into one of those crazies who talk about Christmas since way before Thanksgiving. And I know...

Seeing God in People around Us

After her husband died, Ruth, a Moabite, was free to go and return to her family. Yet even though she was free to go, return back to her family, and find a new husband to ensure protection and a male descendant for herself, she has decided to stay at her...

When Rumors Fly

Country living – I’ll never forget those five years when I, the city girl, lived in the country. Those years will always be among the most beautiful ones: It was then that we became parents. It was then that we started our own garden. It was then that we learned to...

Because If You Are Selling a Car

If you’re selling a car, let’s say, but you have a frown on your face or “whatever” kind of attitude, do you think your customer is going to buy it? I know I wouldn’t. Or if you’re waiting tables, but you mumble the specials for the day as if it doesn’t really even...

According to a Plan? Not so much!

One could say it was a family trip gone wrong! Now don’t be mistaken, it all started just like a family trip is supposed to start – according to a plan! Early in the morning, we scooped the girls up, dressed them in the coordinated outfits (you know me).  And I think...