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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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How Does an Author Get Started?

Where does an author’s journey begin? How do they get their start in the world of words and books? I put pen to the beginnings of my humble journey as a contribution to my friend, Candace West Posey’s blog last October.  Sunday School lesson folders from my childhood featured a colorful picture on the front depicting […]

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Coloring a Spectrum of God’s Love

Let’s celebrate National Coloring Day! Friends at Cinnamah-Brosia’s Coffee Cottage love coffee and coloring pages. Go ahead. Grab your colors and coloring book, and let your creativity shine! The word color always brings to my mind a favorite Bible verse from The Message version: Matthew 5:14-16 Here’s another way to put it: You’re here to be […]

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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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Italian Christmas Bread in January

Giggle away! Christmas is over, right?! Found myself today with some unexpected time on my hands. First thought: Let’s post the recipes from the newest volume in the Cinnamah-Brosia collection, The Essence of Humility. Great idea? Not so quick. . . Then I discovered two missing recipes from the Christmas volume: The Essence of Joy! Italian Christmas Bread or Panettone […]

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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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From “The Essence of Courage” – Cinnamon Goodness

What follows is an excerpt from Chapter 6: Cinnamon/Goodness from The Essence of Courage. Two previous devotional readings in this chapter pointed to cinnamon representing the fruit of the Spirit: Goodness. God led me to choose Eve as the woman of the Bible displaying this fruit in her life. Thank you for keeping that in […]

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