“The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full.” John 10:10
If you were to look into my guest room last weekend you would have found a chair piled high with little-girl clothes.
I’m sad to say that if you had dug beneath this pile of dresses, t-shirts, and shorts left over from summer, you would have unearthed my Bible, my current devotional book, and my journal.
As you can probably guess, this
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“And Jesus answered and said to her, “Martha, Martha, you are worried and troubled about many things. But one thing is needed, and Mary has chosen the good part, which will not be taken away from her.” Luke 10: 41-42 NKJV
It’s 7:30 am on Sunday morning.
As I sit, and think, and pound out words, I wonder at how seven whole days have slipped by since I last sat down to write.
I am learning this about myself: The longer I go without writing, the further I
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About a month ago I had the pleasure of attending the Breathe Writers Conference in Grand Rapids, MI.
When I got home from the conference, I was challenged to find “my rhythm” or, in other words, a specific and consistent time of day to sit down, gear up and write. As a mom of two young children, my writing time is sandwiched in here or squeezed in there and is sporadic, at best.
Hopped up on magical conference “mojo,” I decided to try, for one week, to find
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A week ago I meandered through my freshly tilled garden with an eight-pound bag of rye seed resting on my hip. I scooped handfuls of the seed and sifted it through my hands watching it drop into the soft, dark earth.
This was my first attempt to plant a cover crop for winter. I had no idea how beneficial a cover crop could be for your soil, particularly rye:
It grows quickly, with deep roots that keep soil loose and prevent it from compacting over the winter.
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