Ornament of Grace
Ornament of Grace
April 5, 2016

Esther’s Unforgettable Example The sixteenth book of the Bible reads like an ancient fairytale in a faraway land.  Displeased with his queen, King Ahasuerus (secular historians call him Xerxes) of Persia banished Vashti from the palace and began a nationwide search for her replacement.  It may have sounded exciting to some young women, but to […]

Whether Ye Eat or Drink

  Spring is here! I am not sure why, but this year it seems as though I was looking forward to the arrival of spring earlier than in past years. This may be due to the fact that we had a mild winter, and spring has seemed to be “just around the corner” for quite […]

Keepers at Home
Keepers at Home
April 5, 2016

HEALTHY CHOICES- Part 2 Here’s hoping that the information about unhealthy food choices caused you to consider your choices.  It certainly can be a difficult task, because change, for most of us, is difficult, but being healthier is worth the effort!  Before you can get healthy, you have to have a plan. Everything that ends […]

Train Up A Child
Train Up A Child
April 5, 2016

Free Advice By Malissa Custer Free parenting advice coming from anyone who has a mouth.  Blogs everywhere.  Expert articles written just for your child’s age.  Posts on Facebook.  Pinterest.   You all know what I’m talking about: that overwhelming feeling that you are not doing everything you should be doing, in every area of your life, […]

A Heart for Wisdom
A Heart for Wisdom
April 5, 2016

Building Up With Social Media It isn’t hard to imagine how you can use social media in a negative way. We all see examples of that every day! But sometimes, we need a little push to remember that we can use social media in a positive way, to build up and encourage those that we […]

Good Things
Good Things
April 5, 2016

By Jill Skalicky When a friend “drops in” without notice, a person can experience any number of emotions at that time: surprise, because this guest was not expected; relief, because if she/he had come by even five minutes later, you would have been out of the house doing errands; anticipation for what the visit could […]

A Merry Heart
A Merry Heart
April 5, 2016

I LOVE APRIL! April is full of promise: spring is taking hold, the days are longer, the birds return and there’s a sense of rebirth and starting over! April is also my birth month but above all, the month begins with APRIL FOOLS DAY! Now, in the “Buck” (my maiden name) household, this is a […]