Let Your God-Colors Shine

Add Black Spritz Cookies to the list of weird for 2020. Our granddaughters join me to bake and decorate cookies every year. 2020 would be no exception. Except in an effort to be sure we had green dough for the Christmas trees, I added an extra dash of green food color. The result: We have […]

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100 Years of Women’s Suffrage, August 18, 1920-2020

Roaring Twenties — The phrase brings to mind flappers, fringe and long beads; rising hemlines; jazz; Art Deco; economic prosperity; movies, telephone, automobiles, radios all gaining popularity. In the first year of the 1920s women received the right to vote. The date: August 18, 1920. My grandmother turned 38 years old the next day, and […]

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A Touch of Victorian with Modern

My current work-in-progress (WIP) keeps me looking at all things Victorian. This article, How to Create Modern Victorian Interiors, caught my attention. Just last fall, I had the opportunity to drive by my Great Grandparents’s home in Chicago and click a few photos. The home was built for them in the 1890s, and it’s current […]

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“Trees of the Field Clap Their Hands” — Celebrate the Glory and Mercy of God in the Midst of COVID-19

“For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways,” declares the Lord.  “As the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts than your thoughts.  As the rain and the snow come down from heaven, and do not return to it without watering the earth […]

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God is Worthy of our Praise! Worship Playlist

Our God is so worthy of our praise in the hard times as well as the good times. Yes, even in this time of uncertainty over COVID19. He is higher than any other! For the LORD is great and is highly praised; He is feared above all gods. ~Psalm 96:4 (HCSB) We’ve compiled a playlist […]

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Encouragement to Trust God Always — Straight from His Holy Word

We’re all looking for encouragement in these uncertain and difficult days. Whether it’s COVID-19 or any other challenge you or your family faces, God has loaded His word with many promises. HE is ALL we need — our peace, our protection, our provision, our healer, our joy, our salvation, and way, way more. Please find […]

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