Hello, Sojourners

As I write, my husband is in the other room ripping up carpeting. It was worn, stained, and dated. I’m excited to have my new hardwood flooring installed. I’ve wanted it for some time. Before retiring, I worked as an elementary principal. I remember the day a student,...

A Time to Rest

Happy New Year. Today, I welcome Erin Unger to my blog. She has some timely advice for the new year. As you’ll see, she welcomes comments and offers a chance to win a five-dollar gift card – a perfect amount for a new Kindle book. Welcome, Erin. A Time to Rest It’s...

How to Wrap a Christmas Present

Please welcome my guest, Ruth Buchanan. You’ll enjoy her gift of humor in writing. Thank you, Ruth, for joining us today. How to Wrap a Christmas Present: A Tutorial for Those Who Are All Thumbs It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Unless, like me,...

A Thanksgiving Thank You

Hello Friends, I love this time of year—fall colors, pumpkin scented candles, and the anticipation of holidays ahead. Living thankfully is not relegated to one day in the year, but I’m glad that a special day was set aside. It provides a reminder when my guilty heart...

How is your sense of direction?

Please welcome Linda Shenton Matchett as she shares words of wisdom for those who are directionally challenged. Thank you, Linda, for joining us today.  In England, blackout restrictions were also enforced, and street signs were removed in anticipation of a German...

God uses insignificant people

Last month, during the beginning of our beach vacation in Hilton Head, my husband became ill and I took him to the ER. In truth, he hadn’t been feeling well during the days before vacation, but we kept expecting it to get better. At the Hilton Head ER, they performed...

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