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Adventures In Faithful Living · 1d ago

Twins In Their Soul

Brothers and SistersI was watching Steve Hartman on CBS news last night when Joel and I both were overcome with laughter and tears.  Two 4 year old girls were absolutely more than best frien...
Adventures In Faithful Living · 6d ago

We Ain't Looking So Clean!

A couple of weeks ago Joel washed the outside windows while I helped tackle the inside.  When we were finished they looked pretty good.........or so we thought.  The next day when we looked ...
Adventures In Faithful Living · 6d ago

The Search For A Tree

Good Saturday morning from our corner of Iowa where the temperatures remain in the 50's!  We have a few more days of this left before the bottom drops out and December weather becomes a real...
Adventures In Faithful Living · 1W ago

Restoring The Balance

The Christmas decorations are all in place and our little angel tree holds the place of honor for now. We are in a dilemma....a real or fake tree?  I shudder using the word..."fake" in today...
Adventures In Faithful Living · 1W ago

Catching Up

Yesterday we met with long time friends at a restaurant off of the Interstate.  They were on their way back home after a short trip to visit family, and to give us more time to catch up we m...
Adventures In Faithful Living · 1W ago

Gratitude WIns The War

"Gratitude wins the war".Ann VoskampAnn Voskamp is the author of the book, "One Thousand Gifts" and most recently "The Broken Way".  As a woman who at one time was fearful of leaving her hom...
Adventures In Faithful Living · 2W ago

Words Matter

"Every day I must remind myselfof how much words matter."Christie PurifoyI don't recall when I first heard about Christie Purifoy's book, "Roots and Sky", but I fell in love with her writing...
Adventures In Faithful Living · 3W ago

One Teacher's Words Shaped A Life

This past week Joel and I listened to a sermon Paul Manwaring spoke at Bethel Church about our past, present, and our future.  It was especially encouraging for us as he talked about the pro...
Adventures In Faithful Living · 3W ago

Hope Remains

We woke this morning to our "high" for the day...a balmy 39....and it has been a downhill slide ever since.  Winds are blowing the last of the leaf stragglers from the branches, sending them...
Adventures In Faithful Living · 3W ago

WOWs

The dream was strange, to say the least.........but the message that came to me in the early morning hour was clear.  In the dream I was trying to find our grandson Noah.  I had been searchi...