The Old Barn

The Old Barn

Thirty plus years ago, I was excited to accept the position of Girls Ministries director at a local church.  The opportunity arose to take an overnight trip with the girls and several adults.  I was confused as one after another they approached with the question,  “Do we have to stop and take pictures of old…

The Laura Ingalls Wilder Companion: a Chapter by Chapter Guide

The Laura Ingalls Wilder Companion: a Chapter by Chapter Guide

The author calls this book a “visitors guide” to the Ingalls family representing American history. She writes to young people, instilling a curiosity of life of a pioneer family.  The Laura Ingalls Wilder Companion is indeed a chapter-by-chapter guide to 9 of the Little House books written by Laura Ingalls Wilder. Ms. Whipple takes each book,…

New Routes

New Routes

Last summer ,  I drove over two thousand miles in 17 days.  A trip I’ve done several times before. As I planned my return, I mapped a different route from OKC to Denver, but circumstances sent me back to boring, flat land I35 to I70 across Kansas. It was the same scenery;  the same gas…

Heaven

Several weeks ago I spent a  Sunday evening watching the “ legacy celebration” of Dr. Charles Stanley. I was not an astute follower of Charles Stanley but I am  familiar with him. I don’t know why I turned it on, I just felt drawn to it.  How glad I am that I did. The service…