Hope & Grace

My hope is to paint in true colors
the grace of God in my life.

Bruchko- The Bruce Olsen Story

Bruchko- The Bruce Olsen Story

  Bruchko details Bruce Olsen's amazing true life adventure of his work with the Motilone. The Motilone are a primitive tribe that live in Columbia and Venezuela. As a missionary myself, I have come to appreciate that Bruce Olsen did not go to "Westernize" the...

The Blessing~A Review

  John Trent and Gary Smalley eloquently express the Biblical meaning of the "gift of the blessing" in their outstanding revised and updated version of their 1986 parenting classic, The Blessing. Parental approval is the driving force behind how we see ourselves...

Max on Life~A Review

Max on Life~A Review

In Max on Life, Max Lucado shares thoughtful biblical answers to over 170 of the most challenging questions. For more than twenty-five years, Lucado's writings have been a source of encouraging advice to many a burdened and perplexed believer. This inspirational...

My Life in the Secret Service

My Life in the Secret Service

After nearly 30 years of being in the ‘Secret Service’, I am finally coming clean, in a manner of speaking.   I can no longer withhold the facts of the service in clear conscience.  It is the most important work I have ever been honored to be a part of.  But it is not...

A Gumnut Storytime

A Gumnut Storytime

 Cecilia May Gibbs began her writing career at the tender age of 8.   Although she was born in England, the Outback was her world and some of Australia's most beloved children's classics were birthed from her imaginative interpretation of the bush.  She was first...

Zondervan Sale March 9th Only

Huge Zondervan Bible Study sale March 9th only!   I just had to share this amazing sale that Zondervan is having on some excellent Bible Study material.  All of the books below are at least 80% off today.  Enjoy!     [table id=11 /]     These...

I Just Want You To Smile, Okay?

I Just Want You To Smile, Okay?

I had been completely oblivious to his presence as he snuck up behind me.  His words caught me unaware, leaving me nauseated and dizzy as if from a blow. It was a sucker punch from behind and as I reeled around to face my assailant I reached out to steady myself. Hot...

Re:Write Writers Contest and The Ragged Edge

  Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.   Benjamin Franklin                 We need no other distraction than ourselves when we get together as a family.  Memories about missions or wonderful relatives bring hearty laughter and great...

Keep Calm and Read On

Keep Calm and Read On

  You can never get a cup of tea large enoughor a book long enough to suit me.C.S.Lewis  The rise of technology and social media has seen a decline in the desire for the written word.  A recent study showed that more than a quarter of Americans had not opened a book...