“Brokenness is our opportunity. ” (Can’t remember who said it… maybe my husband) “In You the orphan finds mercy…” Hosea 14:3 Advertisements

The Standard

“It’s not about screaming about the standard. It’s about being the standard.” –NCAA announcer I remember hearing this quote said in the background noise of afternoon football going on in our home. It stopped me in my tracks and I wrote it down. They were referencing a player upset with how things were going on … More The Standard

Scrappy Quilts

I’ve recently made some toddler quilts from my overflowing scrap pile — in cool blues/greens, pinks/reds, and purple/neutrals. I really enjoyed piecing them. Very relaxing. Can’t decide which is my favorite. But I know my some of my favorite fabrics are in all 3 of them! With so many fun prints, there is a lot … More Scrappy Quilts

Graduate School

I am beginning a new journey to Regent University for graduate school for a Master’s degree in Practical Theology! Today is the first day of class. I may try to throw content up here occasionally to share the wealth of knowledge these great profs are offering. Abe Lincoln is my guide here. I remember hearing … More Graduate School


“If your fundamental is a man dying on the cross for his enemies, if the very heart of your self-image and your religion is a man praying for his enemies as he died for them, sacrificing for them, loving them – if that sinks into your heart of hearts, it’s going to produce the kind … More Enemies

Not our own

“If there is anything in us, it is not our own; it is a gift of God. But if it is a gift of God, then it is entirely a debt one owes to love, that is, to the law of Christ. And if it is a debt owed to love, then I must serve … More Not our own


“When you listen and read one thinker, you become a clone… two thinkers, you become confused… ten thinkers, you’ll begin developing your own voice… two or three hundred thinkers, you become wise and develop your voice.” ― Timothy Keller

Why quilts?

“A bed without a quilt is like a sky without stars.” – anonymous I pray that the Lord would fill my blankets with His comfort, hope, joy and love as they wrap up people the Lord cares so much about. A quilt creates a personal heart connection between maker and recipient. The fabrics are like paints to … More Why quilts?