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A Humble Background Enhances Our Acts of Love

Come Take a Sneak Peak Into The Essence of Humility . . . The Essence of Flax in the Bible Botanical Name: Linum usitatissimum; all portions of the plant used for clothing, food, and more; native to the Fertile Crescent (Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, Cyprus, Jordan, Israel, Palestine, Egypt, southeastern Turkey and western Iran) My grandmother knew […]

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Greet Others with the Aroma of Christ

Aromas immediately transport us to good memories – and bad ones. My grandmother baked most yummy cinnamon streusel coffee cakes every week. Definitely reminiscent of a wonderful memory, the aroma of cinnamon immediately transports me to her kitchen and the desire to spend time with her again. On the other hand, the stench of stale […]

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Encourage Others: Share Your Stories for “The Essence of Humility”

For those who have read The Essence of Joy, you know Volume 3 in Cinnamah-Brosia’s Inspirational Collection was presented as The Essence of Love coming in 2018. Creating a list from 1 Corinthians 13 of all the things “love is,” guess what? Every one of them whispered the word “humility” into my spirit. And. . […]

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Get Ready: Find Your Advent Inspiration

Advent. The word provides a reminder to live in a state of anticipation, foretaste, expectancy, joy and hope. As October winds down, look around. Holiday decorations appear almost as quickly as Halloween disappears. Where’s the anticipation, the foretaste, the expectancy, the joy and hope in the waiting for Christmas Day to arrive? Most are so […]

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Which Woman of the Bible Celebrated Well?

“Miriam celebrated, leading the dance with tambourines after the Egyptians were drowned in the Red Sea,” suggested Jennifer. Melanie chimed in, “Elizabeth felt the baby in her tummy jump in delight when the mother of her Lord came to visit.” Lynn needed suggestions for the next volume in their inspirational collection. Women of the Bible […]

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Mystery Time: Which Bible Characters Acted as Private Detectives?

Last customers at the Coffee Cottage gone for the day, Jane and I tore into the eagerly anticipated package. Expecting early sample copies of “The Essence of Courage,” imagine our surprise when we found five copies of “The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes” with publishing company advertising on the covers. Through a little sleuthing of our […]

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“The Essence of Courage” – Listed as a “Hot New Release”

While Cinnamah-Brosia and I wonder about how to best attract attention for The Essence of Courage, it’s become a “hot new release” in its category on Amazon. Only the top 3 are shown on the screen, and it’s right there! Do you see the bubbles floating and the flares bursting? Please help us further spread […]

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