My earthly father fell short of being perfect - maybe you can relate.
Proverbs 31: 30-31 Charm is deceptive, and beauty is fleeting; but a woman who fears the Lord is to be praised. 31 Honor her for all that her hands have done, and let her works bring her praise at the city gate. While the steps of a good man are ordered by the Lord… Continue reading Her Hands
“What was your favorite Easter basket or Easter candy?” Really? A Christian radio station talking about Easter candy. Is that what Easter is about? My husband did have a memory of Easter candy. His mom required him to take his younger brother and sister to a community egg hunt. He was walking around looking… Continue reading Walk in the Way of Love
The three quarter length sleeves on the red dress were flattering as was the fitted waist. Even though it was a warm day in September I could not resist wearing the new dress on my date. Johnny picked me up and said, “I’d like to stop by my house – there are some people I’d… Continue reading Kissing Cousins
One of my hobbies is color analysis. I enjoy the process of helping someone discover what colors are best for them to wear. Each person can be categorized in one of the seasons of the year - fall, winter, spring or summer. It is amazing to see how one’s hair color, eye color, eye pattern,… Continue reading Which Season Are You In?
How many times have you heard people say “I wish I had asked my parents……………..” You fill in the blanks. Shekinah Lane is our story of those blank spaces. We want future generations of our family and your family to realize that God can use us in our weakness if we dare to dwell in… Continue reading Fill in the Blanks
She’s a celebrity now! After all, her pictures are displayed on the big screen. Pictures ranged from kindergarten to her wedding, small children, family group photos, the wedding of her oldest daughter and then the first grandchild to an intimate scene with her husband as her health was waning. Not the theatre marquee for this… Continue reading Celebration
Did he know, or did God know that I needed these gifts?
Thirteen hungry boys (if you count my husband as a boy) sat around the dark eight foot table in anticipation of dinner. My husband and I were serving as house parents at Teen Ranch in Marlette, Michigan. Ten ranch boys, our two sons and my husband John savored the aroma of fresh crust, oregano, tomato… Continue reading Teen Ranch Pizza
An evaluation of my book proposal arrived. The same questions were posed, the same things I have been wrestling with for over three years – Who is your audience? Why are you writing? What is the thread that will pull the book together? After searching my first five chapters and the questions presented by the… Continue reading First not possible without last