Recently a young woman whom I greatly respect wrote to me in frustration saying, “I would love to respond in obedience to God’s call on my life- if only I had any idea what the heck it was!” I understand her angst, as I also spent too many years struggling with this sidetrack. Don’t misunderstand … More What is God’s Will?
Scott and I grew up with mothers who were equally crazy about Christmas. Sometime during adolescence my siblings and I made a rule that Mom couldn’t start blasting christmas music before Sept 1 (this was the best we could do.) They would start stashing presents during the after Christmas sales and sometime in June … More Peppermint Meltaways
My sweet auntie shared this recipe twenty four years ago and we’ve indulged several times a year ever since. She lives in North Carolina so it’s a bonafide southern dish, but I have to admit that I “northerned” it up a bit by cutting out quite a bit of butter and sugar (there is still … More Aunt Linda’s Sweet Potato Casserole
FIVE batches of peanut brittle were required for the posting of this recipe- that would be due to the fact it kept getting nibbled up before I could reach for the camera! I had hoped to make this year’s peanut brittle with the peanuts I grew in the garden, but a little bunny came and … More Haley’s Mom’s Peanut Brittle
Our Creator cleverly set the universe in motion incorporating natural laws that mirror spiritual truths. This fuels my fascination with gardening. My heart comprehends the necessity of painful pruning in my life after I’ve seriously stressed over chopping off perfectly healthy branches and then witnessed the increased fruit a few months later. I never appreciated … More Embrace