Monthly Archives: November 2017

Receiving Trials

    “To presume that life will be better when one is a Christian is a piece of arrogance… ‘Lord, You have assigned my portion and my cup, and have made my lot secure’ (Psalm 16:5). I know of no greater simplifier for all of life. Whatever happens is assigned. Every assignment is measured and […]

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Working In the Kitchen

  “If parents wish their daughters to grow up with good domestic habits, they should have, as one means of securing this result, a neat and cheerful kitchen.” -Harriet Beecher Stowe, The American Woman’s Home     Chillier days always means more time in the kitchen! This is a blessing. Do you love your kitchen? […]

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Predator Patrol

A few weeks ago, both Abby and Lovelyn saw something “creepy” (in Lovelyn’s words) around dusk, slinking around the back patio.  They did not see it closely but knew the animal was not a raccoon, squirrel or weasel. It was odd looking … shaggy fur, had a tail of a rat and was big and […]

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