Decorating, Grandparents, Home, Legacy, prayer, Youth

The Porch

Did he know, or did God know that I needed these gifts?

cooking, Home, Legacy, Youth

Teen Ranch Pizza

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

Legacy, Ministry, prayer

First not possible without last

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

cooking, Legacy

Who will Purchase My Tupperware?

My treasure’s worth was soon to be discovered.  Browsing in a thrift store I spotted a large Tupperware cake carrier.  It was a deep yellow color from age.  Only $1 made it mine. I wondered how many cakes were prepared and stored in this relic.  How many church dinners or family reunions were topped off… Continue reading Who will Purchase My Tupperware?

children, Grandparents, Legacy, prayer, Youth

Unlimited Data Plan

“I love my phone.”  “I hate my phone.”  How can one be so fickle?  When you upgrade to a new cell phone it is easy!    After using an android smart phone for several years, I upgraded to a newer version.  At the same time my husband changed from a flip phone with no data… Continue reading Unlimited Data Plan