Sheila J. Petre is one of my favorite Anabaptist writers. She has a delightful way with words, she’s human and fallible, and she’s shockingly funny. Sheila lives in Pennsylvania with her husband Michael and their seven children ages ten and under. In addition to nurturing these favorite people, she gardens, writes, laughs, hosts foreign exchange […]
Well, that was a long week. Some of you kept saying “Is it too late to enter?” and I thought Friday took its good old time coming… Thanks to everyone who joined the whimsical side of the giveaway! We have a winner! Congratulations to Betty Yoder, who will soon receive a free copy of Fragrant […]
Update: As of 1:00 pm on December 1, 2017, this giveaway is closed. Confession: Sometimes I need to be reminded that it’s going to be okay. This is not the same thing as pretending it’s okay when it’s not, as I wrote in my last post – I mean I need to be reminded that it’s […]
Confession: I haven’t posted book recommendations for a long while. I’ve been waiting for a theme to emerge, but instead of coalescing they seem to be diverging. I had better share a few titles now before we get any farther afield. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie […]
Open thy mouth for the dumb in the cause of all such as are appointed to destruction. Open thy mouth, judge righteously, and plead the cause of the poor and needy. Proverbs 31:8-9 Confession: I’m not sure if I am reading all the dark stories on purpose, or if I am being unconsciously drawn to […]
Here’s the rest of what I have to say. It’s short.
I once said that what government does cannot heal your world. (You didn’t take much notice of it because that was the day I also said what you eat cannot heal your world.) I said, “Please consider the gospel you preach. There is no cure for human suffering except the one found in the person of Jesus and His final redemption.”