A Book Review and Giveaway: Balance, Busyness and Not Doing It All

Great friendships are a two-way street. Both of you gain and both have something to offer the other. My friend Brenda Yoder is young enough to be my daughter (okay, let’s say my younger sister), but she has taught me so many things about Godly womanhood and inspired parenting, in the same way that I’ve …

Graceful or Gullible? and A Summer with “So Many Books”

“I’ll walk you to the door, Miss.” I didn’t know whether to thank my AT&T salesman or laugh in his face. So I did a little of both. “I haven’t been called ‘miss’ for about 40 years,” I said with a girlish giggle. “But thank you.” “I wouldn’t have known. Honest, I wouldn’t!” he called …

Tell Me a Story: Sharing Our Lives in Words, Music and Pictures

Don’t you just love a good story? I know I do. The stack of books (fiction and otherwise) by my favorite chair, on the desk, at my bedside, lining my bookshelves and residing in my Kindle attest to my love of story. Want me to remember something? Narrate it, wrap a story around it and …