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Skyline of the Old City at the Western Wall and Temple Mount in Jerusalem, Israel.

Seraphim Worshipping Shook the Foundation – Earthquakes Could Not Topple It

Tornadoes, earthquakes, hurricanes, floods, ice storms, blizzards – all accompanied by waves of destruction of property. Buildings constructed to last are bent like toothpicks. Decades old trees topple. Sadly, often lives are lost as well. After 3 millennium of earthquakes in the area, the foundation of the temple in Jerusalem is still standing. Here’s how […]

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Victorian Beauty – Treasures and Pleasures from Novel-Research

When you’re writing a Victorian Era novel, what could be better than a Victorian mansion featuring Victorian wedding gowns? My friend and I caught the last day of the “Wedding Belles on Millionaires Row Exhibition” at the Woodruff-Fontaine House in Memphis’ Victorian Village. From the oddly arranged 2-sided courting chair and courting candle to all […]

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We Trust You Will Enjoy Lemon-Chamomile Shortbread Cookies

Adding sprinkles to Lemon Chamomile Shortbread Cookies gave them an Autumn flair. Trust us when we tell you they were a party-hit. We believe drizzling a little powder sugar and milk icing over them takes them to the next level of delicious-with-your-coffee goodness. We found the recipe for the Lemon Chamomile Shortbread Cookies at Country […]

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Fig Cookie Favorites

What’s your favorite cookie now? What was it as a child? Chocolate Chip? Oatmeal? Oreos? Fig Newtons? I loved all of these — still do. Cinnamah-Brosia hopped over to Pinterest and found us this recipe for homemade Fig cookies — they look a whole lot like Fig Newtons! She assures me they are even tastier. […]

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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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Celebrate Lit & Lynn Watson feature “The Essence of Joy” on Tour – Includes Giveaway

This exciting blog tour with Celebrate Lit, featuring “The Essence of Joy” has flown by. With two days left and an awesome joy-themed prize package at stake (see photo below). be sure to cruise around the hosting sites, and enter for your chance to win! All the info required for your “trip” is in Celebrate […]

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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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