Monthly Archives: July 2012
I heard a tremendous thump, then a crash. What in the world was that? I looked over at my snoring husband. Remembering his alarm was due to ring at 4:00 a.m. so he could catch an early plane flight, I … Continue reading
A most excellent reason to write: “Let this be written for a future generation that a people not yet created may praise the Lord” – Psalm 102:18. Why do you write?
“Pay as little attention to discouragements as possible. Plough ahead as a steamer does, rough or smooth — rain or shine. To carry your cargo and make your port is the point.” — Maltbie D. Babcock
I eagerly watch as my first green tomato crop grows heartily on the vine. I can almost taste the juicy, red tomato next to a bacon slice surrounded by leafy lettuce all sandwiched between two pieces of toast. But patient … Continue reading
There are no faster or firmer friendships than those formed between people who love the same books. Irving Stone The author of The Agony and the Ecstasy, born in 1903.
I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve (or save) the world and a desire to enjoy (or savor) the world. This makes it hard to plan the day. - E. B. White The author of Charlotte’s … Continue reading
“Love the Lord your God, listen to his voice, and hold fast to him. For the Lord is your life …” (Deuteronomy 30:20). I’ve had a busy, busy week entertaining family and long distance friends. A good week in most … Continue reading
“When I sit down to write a book, I do not say to myself, ‘I am going to produce a work of art.’ I write it because there is some lie that I want to expose, some fact to which … Continue reading