Amish Anniversary

“What do you want to do for our anniversary this year?” my husband asked me over dinner. In the past, instead of exchanging gifts, we’ve gone shopping together and purchased a household item both of us could enjoy. One year a brass lamp, another a refrigerator … not...

A Portrait of Marguerite | Free eBook

Greetings everyone! Do you wish you were more creative? Have you read Marguerite’s uplifting story? Here is your chance for FREE! David C. Cook has selected A Portrait of Marguerite for inclusion in their eBook promotions. They are making the eBook available for...

Is Writing a Novel like Crafting a Quilt?

As the temperature dips and autumn makes way for winter, I often think of quilts as I snuggle into bed at night to read. I notice more and more novels with the word quilt in their title and the theme of quilting weaving its way through the story. I wrote one of those...

Muddied Water

We city-dwellers are a dependent group. Several days ago, a large water main burst in our section of town, spewing liquid like a geyser and filling the parking lot of a nearby shopping center. I watched the chaotic scene unfold on a local TV news program—probably...