Autumn is by far, my favorite season, followed closely by spring. The last few mornings the porch is the place for morning coffee, reading, and prayer. The sunrises. Oh. The temps and humidity level are simply delightful, and the coffee tastes so much better As usual I'm flitting between three books, and am about to … Continue reading Retreat Coming Soon
As a long time quilter I'm generally comfortable within the quilting language itself, and within said language a lot of the dialects exist. While my fluency seems to be in free-motion quilting I'm comfortable enough in art, patchwork, traditional, modern to converse. If I'm uncertain of a term or phrase used I'll ask, because the … Continue reading The Deep End and Defining Terms
Sometimes I write while annoyed, frustrated, concerned, desiring to change the hearts and minds of those who annoyed me off enough to write whatever words currently flowing from brain to fingers. Because we all know I am practically perfect in every way. I started a post the other day that I *may* finish, however for … Continue reading Writing While Annoyed
At day 28, and Easter about a month away finishing the Forty Days of Prayer for Quilter Posts seems a much more attainable goal. Somewhere in a old, now gone journal there is a list of topics that while there remains some desire for it, there is also a gratitude for listening in, leaning in … Continue reading Forty Days of Prayers for Quilters Day 28: Where are they?
Towards the end of the first Catholic Book Study for Women in our parish I was invited to enter into community with a small faith sharing group. I told them about this Forty Days of Prayer for Quilters project and they are holding me accountable for finishing by the end of Lent. There are 18 … Continue reading Forty Days of Prayer for Quilters Day 23: Through
Take Lord, and receive all my liberty, my memory, my understanding, and my entire will, all that I have and possess. Thou hast given all to me. To Thee, O lord, I return it. All is Thine, dispose of it wholly according to Thy will. Give me Thy love and thy grace, for this is … Continue reading Flip the script
One Beautiful Dream Jennifer Fulwiler Hardcover - $24.99; Kindle - $9.99 240 pages Zondervan Publishing In my early twenties I was a member of a young Mennonite church in a small town in Georgia. I remember thinking that one day I'd like to be a minister. I would dream of preaching, and caring for the needs … Continue reading Book Review: One Beautiful Dream Jennifer Fulwiler