Modesty, Daddies, and Freedom: It’s not a burden

Last night at the Women of Worth Rally in Colonial Heights the theme was “modesty”. From scripture, to video, to Bible study, to speaker, we learned the importance of modesty in the eyes of God. (I Timothy 2:9) Girl Defined is a great resource for teenage girls and women on how to stay pure in the…

Sushi: You really can make this at home!

Our family has embraced the blizzard of 2016 with lots of cooking.  My sweet Vivian challenged us to make sushi, one of her favorite dishes.  We took the challenge. We recommend opening Pandora, type in “traditional Japanese music” to set the mood. Blizzard fun!  The play time made us hungry! The recipe we used but…

Our Lavender Bathroom

We “lived” with a leak in our upstairs bathroom that found its way down to the kitchen for many years.  We did everything possible to fix the leak ourselves; we hired someone to fix it, but in the end they didn’t (frustrating); and we ultimately put a board up over the “hole” for years until…

Reader’s Thoughts on Love Never Dies

Hi Anna, I was reading your blog and a few scriptures came to mind that I wanted to share with you. My heart goes out to you and your loved one. I’m praying for you. In speaking of death and our heavenly dwelling, Paul wrote…… He who has prepared us for this very thing is…

Love never dies

The snow had not arrived, but the forecast was imminent. I drove to my destination with anticipation.  The Holy Spirit was already there. Her room was peaceful with cards from little ones strung on a twine in the window, notes of encouragement taped to the walls, and a plaque that reminded her and all visitors…