My aunt had created a lovely vase and hand-painted a beautiful tree on it. She then shipped it to my grandmother. Sadly, it ended up getting badly broken in the mail. My grandmother painstakingly collected what she thought were all the shards and pieced it back together again to the […]
Month: October 2018
I have seen personally the devastation that can result from a fire. What can start as just a little spark can rage out of control and decimate everything in its path. In the book of James, a tongue that gets out of control is described to be like a fire, […]
First, can I just say how much I love the title of this feature? Music … and story … and salvation, which is simply the beautiful truth that we broken human beings can be rescued not only from anything that’s ever happened to us, but even from ourselves. All to […]
When I plan on making Thanksgiving dinner, I take the week off work to have plenty of time for making each item from scratch. I do that partly because of food allergies and mostly because I love the excuse to spend the time cooking. As you can tell, the food […]
Writer’s block comes from not knowing your subject well enough to have something to say about it. When I step into my character’s world or experiences, my thoughts and senses are filled to overflowing, and the words automatically splash all over the page. At the moment, my writing is in […]
“I could care less.” So you do care? “Do you mind helping me?” I never quite know how to answer this one. Is the correct answer “no” meaning I don’t mind, or “yes” I will help you? I actually tend to answer this one with “I’ll help” so I’m not […]
Giveaway One winner will receive: A print copy of Enchanting Nicholette A library card zipper bag Two pairs of Jane Austen socks Two hand poured candles A historically accurate soap from Austen’s time A Jane Austen set of playing cards A set of Jane Austen notecards 6 magnets with […]
I checked my watch again. Fifteen minutes had passed. Still no sign of her. Sigh.
The lady I “carpooled” with (she didn’t have a car so I did all the driving) was sooo chronically late. Not five minutes late. Twenty to twenty-five minutes. Every day.
Today is release day for A Sparkle of Silver by Liz Johnson! I haven’t had the opportunity to read it (other than to find this fun excerpt), but am looking forward to it. Excerpt This escape was what she had. And she’d cling to it for as long as it […]
My heart jumped into my throat as I watched the plastic-wrapped plastic forks drop onto the table. NO! I thought. Not those!
by Sandra Byrd Welcome to Lady of a Thousand Treasures by Sandra Byrd Scavenger Hunt with a giveaway hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours. On each stop there will be: special content by the blogger, plus a clue then head back to the launch post on JustRead or straight to the […]
“There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus,” Romans 8:1 Isn’t that just the most comforting verse? I hold onto these precious words tightly as I journey through this life. No condemnation, total forgiveness, unconditional love. Sometimes, I still have to remind myself that this amazing promise is […]