Faith

Is It Too Late for Jesus to Act?

I asked my husband what topic or area of the Bible he would like to study and his answer was “miracles”.  He doesn’t think I believe that miracles still happen. I wonder sometimes if he is right. I recently prayed for a miracle.  I thought it would be a perfect way for God to be glorified.  My mother was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.  My … [Read More...]

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Family & Friends

Buying Your Own Press

It's easier today than ever to somehow try to measure our perceived success, impact, name-power, and viability. We all want to take the intrinsic value of self and somehow attribute a number to it--followers, klout, friends, circles and stats.  Numbers and links--people and elbows (or rubbing elbows, as it may be). In the midst of finding out … [Read More...]

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Home

My Grandmother’s Attic, My Basement

I wish I could go back in time and poke around my grandmother's attic. My memories of it are vague and faded like an old photograph, blurry around the edges. A string hung from the ceiling in the hallway that ran outside my great-aunts' bedrooms, and if you could reach it and then pulled on it hard, stairs came down from the ceiling, leading … [Read More...]

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Kitchen

Snow Cocoa

6 c. milk 2 c. heavy cream or half and half 1 c. sugar 1 t. vanilla extract 1 - 4 oz. bar Ghiradelli white chocolate On medium heat in a large stock pan, steam milk, cream, sugar and vanilla extract. Cut bar into little bits and add to the steaming mixture, stirring constantly for 5 minutes. Take off heat and serve hot chocolate with … [Read More...]

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Marriage

2-book set by Shaunti and Jeff Feldhahn

2-book set, For Women Only and For Men Only by Shaunti and Jeff Feldhahn Please leave a comment on this post OR email Trish (specifying which gift you are interested in) to be entered. All drawings will be on September 8th at 5pm MST to give everyone a chance to enter. … [Read More...]

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Personal

Forgiveness and Freedom

I felt her annihilating rage. When would my mother strike me again with the heart-piercing, flaming arrows she launched with the accuracy of a trained sniper? I dreaded waiting for the next outburst of her random anger. Her indiscriminate rage bombarded me anytime, anywhere, without warning. She punished to the fullest extent for the slightest real … [Read More...]

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Resources

I Do Again by Cheryl and Jeff Scruggs

I Do Again by Cheryl and Jeff Scruggs Please leave a comment on this post OR email Trish (specifying which gift you are interested in) to be entered. All drawings will be on September 8th at 5pm MST to give everyone a chance to enter. … [Read More...]

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