welcome new friends

Welcome Dear Hearts  We live down the lane, in a little old cottage the color of rain. We love making new friends and sharing bits of this and that with them whenever they drop by for a visit. Imagination reigns here, so on any rainy day, when you have nothing to do, come on over for […]

summer fun

It is summer in the San Joaquin Valley, without a doubt. We’ve had high temps between 105° and 110° for the past two weeks! Okay, I know that’s nothing compared to Palm Springs and Phoenix, where they recorded 120° — but for me it’s been HOT! And…and, we’ve been running the ‘swamp cooler’ in the studio. […]

breathless expectaion

  A New Goal As we say “goodbye to April and welcome May I have a new goal for my spiritual walk: to live in Breathless Expectation of what each day holds. Over the weekend I was rearranging books in the library and came upon a copy of the classic devotional by Oswald Chambers, “My […]

bless them often

At close of day, my thoughts go out to those friends who have lost loved ones, faced medical emergencies, received a bad report from their doctor or experienced another life changing situation in the past few days. For those friends, life was changed forever in an instant. Dear Hearts, we never know what tomorrow will […]

healing?

This week we have had an opportunity to revisit that age old question, “Does God Still Heal Today?” This is not a question believers ever need to ask. God’s Word answers the question very specifically. For that reason, I’m sharing (in PDF format) a study that we’ve used for years. My prayer is that you will […]

not a sparrow falls

In our Quiet Time today we learned—God’s creation is valuable to Him. As a part of His creation, He is concerned with you and me. In fact we are His chosen vessels to complete His will on earth. Here is the article we read from Christian Author Scott Presson: God Doesn’t Forget a Single Bird. […]

worry is distracting

Anxious? Intriguing word. It literally means “to be divided” or “distracted” . . . The Bible presents us with a perfect illustration of this in the story of Mary and Martha As they were traveling along, Jesus went into a village. A woman named Martha welcomed him into her home. She had a sister named Mary. […]