The Adventures of Peter and Leisel 4: A Lesson in Love

The Eagle lies badly injured on the ground. Leisel can’t believe her eyes! What happened to the eagle? Will they survive the danger that lives in Pothering Woods? Come along on this grand adventure…and learn about God and love along … Continue reading

Buying Books with a Purpose

I’ll be honest, as a lifelong book lover no one needs to push me to buy a book or two. Lately I tend not to splurge because I have hundreds of unread books between my Kindle freebies and paperbacks. It … Continue reading

Why You Might Attend a Story-time, Even If You Have No Children…

When I heard that children’s book author and colleague, Crystal Bowman, would be in town for children’s story-time, I put the date in my calendar. I knew I wouldn’t have any of my grandchildren with me that day, but I wasn’t … Continue reading

What’s the rush?

But Jesus often withdrew to lonely places and prayed. Luke 5:16 (NIV) It’s mid-August. Have you felt the pull of autumn, yet? The gardens bulge with ripened fruits and veggies. Back-to-school sales remind us that our children soon trade in … Continue reading

Grandpa’s Blessing

Nearly 60 years ago my father built a modest cottage on Hutchins Lake in Fennville, Michigan. I spent most of my summers there while I was growing up. It’s where I learned to swim and water ski. It’s where I … Continue reading