Seeking the Lord

“But seek first God’s kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.” Mt. 6:33 The circumstances of my life in recent weeks have prompted me to cry out to the Lord, over and over again. With many tears I have pleaded for comfort, …

Today I’m Quilting

I’m quilting today. It’s a mindless, repetitive process – pin, sew, press, repeat. Soothing. There’s been a recent death in our family, sudden and unexpected. So much heart hurt. So many details to think about, so much staying busy and busy and busy. Today I don’t want to think or …

Writing Workshop: The Difference Between Crafting and Blathering

“Much dreaming and many words are meaningless.”  Ecclesiastes 5:7 In writing circles, legend has it that Ernest Hemingway was once challenged to create a story using 10 words or less.  He won the bet with this:  “For sale: Baby shoes.  Never worn.” Whether or not that incident actually took place, …