Lowell’s Homemade Kefir


  One of our baby steps to healthier eating is making our own kefir.  Lowell was the one who decided to do this, and who has kept it going and continues to grace our table with his creations. He has kept at it, trying this and that, and perfecting his ingredients until he has it … [Continue reading]

A New Kind of Church {book study}


    Chapter 1 in This Little Church Went To Market A New Kind of Church   Having watched a large segment of the church become content with short yardage and lousy scores, some decided that there had to be a better way.  The church was not penetrating society; she was not … [Continue reading]

Loving God Is Not Erotic (No Matter What Voskamp Says) – short video


  We have written on here concerning Ann Voskamp's One Thousand Gifts, urging readers to use caution and to take all she says back to the Word of God - exactly as we wish you to do with our own posts.   When we came across this three minute video, Lowell and I felt we needed … [Continue reading]

Train Up A Child {Grandma’s Column}


  “Train up a child in the way he should go:  and when he is old, he will not depart from it.”  Prov. 22:6.   I know many of you reading this are mothers, grandmothers, aunts or someone with influence in one or more children’s lives.   The importance of a mother’s role and … [Continue reading]

Feminism and Needy Me


  I finally met her. Miss Feminism in the flesh. She was striding confidently through the airport towards the car rental area.  Every hair was in place, makeup perfected and a snazzy bag slung over her shoulder.  Everything about her from her trendy clothes to her high-dollar shoes … [Continue reading]

“This Little Church Went To Market” Synopsis and Study


  For a year or so, I had been wanting to read the trilogy by Dr. Gary Gilley called This Little Church.  All three books address issues in the church today.   Titles include: This Little Church Went to Market - Is the Modern Church Reaching Out or Selling Out? This Little … [Continue reading]

Pinecraft and Florida


      I'm a little closer to understanding why folks like to escape to Florida during the winter months.  It's warm, feels … [Continue reading]

My Tricks at Blogging With 6 Kids


  I'm beginning to realize one of my most precious commodities is my time.  It has taken quite a bit of trial-and-error over the last 13 years … [Continue reading]