Is Gratitude the Key to Holiday Stress?

Is Gratitude the Key to Holiday Stress?

“In ordinary life, we hardly realize that we receive a great deal more than we give, and that it is only with gratitude that life becomes rich.” Dietrich Bonhoeffer Last week I awoke with a sense of anxiety. An unsettling, restless feeling that I should be doing...
Kate’s Favorite Pics

Kate’s Favorite Pics

Congratulations to Barbara Wenner, winner of the exquisite Amish-made Quillow from Lancaster County, PA, plus a signed copy of a novel from The Legacy of Lancaster County Trilogy, CBA bestseller Leaving Lancaster, its sequel CBA bestseller Pennsylvania Patchwork, or...
Keep in Touch!

Keep in Touch!

This month’s blog post is short as I’m currently in the process of writing my newest and yet to be completed manuscript. Creating plot twists and inventing new characters is fabulous fun, but it also demands all my attention and energy. Harvest House Publishers...
Perseverance All Year Long?

Perseverance All Year Long?

A lot of people might find me weird because I don’t make New Year’s Resolutions. Never have made a New Year’s resolution. Not that I can recall anyway. Many may find me odd for a multitude of reasons. For instance, my husband gave me his old iPhone...
Kate’s Favorite Pics!

Kate’s Favorite Pics!

Congratulations to Linda McFarland, winner of the beautiful 43″ Amish-made Table Runner, plus her choice of one signed novel from The Legacy of Lancaster County Trilogy: Leaving Lancaster, its sequel Pennsylvania Patchwork, or Forever Amish. Thank you to all who...
The Most Wonderful Time of the Year?

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year?

A couple years ago, I watched the 1946 movie Great Expectations on TV. I’d re-read the Charles Dickens novel about ten years earlier and was surprised to find I preferred the black-and-white movie, which still circles through my brain. This is the time of year for...