My “Once-in-a-Lifetime” Grandmother

“A house needs a grandma in it.”—Louisa May Alcott Nonna Anna stepped into my seven-year-old life with laughter, love, and lore. As the day of her arrival from Italy approached, my heart swelled with excitement and anticipation. It would be … Continue reading

Miss Ritter’s Bible

“A teacher affects eternity.” ~ Henry Adams Almost always she wore a simple black dress, but the black only made her gentle, smiling face shine ever more brightly.  A splash of white trimmed her hemline for, almost always, her slip … Continue reading

Songs for Harvest Time.

It is good to give thanks to the Lord, and to sing praises to Your name, O Most High. Psalm 92 v 1 NKJV. We have our Harvest Thanksgiving service at our church on Sunday. With that being on my … Continue reading

What ever happened to family devotions?

Our family always struggled with how to make time for family devotions and how to make the time meaningful and fun. We wondered how to reinforce the lessons and values we were trying to teach. I wish we had had … Continue reading

Priorities and the Case of the Missing Posts

I’ve missed my last two posting days. They whisked by me like a speeding car on the freeway without a rearview glance. I apologized to my fellow bloggers for not posting the first time. But this time I decided to … Continue reading