The plan was well executed. They drove a convoy into the small Nigerian town in the middle of the night and attacked the school using guns. A school filled with young girls who each had dreams of becoming teachers, lawyers, and doctors. The militants then herded the girls onto the buses and drove off… Continue reading Can Abubakar be another Saul?
A Noble Groom by Jody Hedlund Book Description Recently widowed Annalisa Werner has the feeling her husband was murdered but can't prove it. Alone with her young daughter in 1881 Michigan, she has six months left to finish raising the money needed to pay back the land contract her husband purchased, and the land is… Continue reading Book Review: A Noble Groom by Jody Hedlund
I was only 19, but I knew nothing could stop me. It was a normal January day when I walked into my Mom’s job and told her my exciting news. I was moving to Florida! I remember counting the days until I could leave. I wanted independence so badly. It was the start of my… Continue reading It’s Not Good-bye
My sister was recently in town visiting. I love spending time with her. There are fifteen years that separate our births, so for many years I looked at Sarah with a more maternal feeling. In the last few years, our relationship has grown into one of mutual friendship and I love it. Recently, Sarah was… Continue reading When the Church Forgets its Calling, Part 1
One of the things I love about history is that life seemed so much simpler. When I read Little House on the Prairie with my daughter, I can get lost in the simplicity of their lives. They do not live with the constant need for communication through cell phones, computers, or television. Caroline Ingalls was… Continue reading Finding Hope and Motivation
I struggle with staying focused on one task at a time. I like to multi-task. I wash dishes, talk to the kids, and think about our dinner menu all at the same time. I can surf the internet, watch TV and talk to Dan all at the same time. Dan loves when I do that!… Continue reading Focusing on What is Important