Monthly Archives: February 2009

The Spirit-filled Life

“Satan has opposed the doctrine of the Spirit-filled life about as bitterly as any other doctrine there is. He has confused it, opposed it, surrounded it with false notions and fears. He has blocked every effort of the Church of Christ to receive from the Father her divine and blood-bought patrimony. The Church has tragically […]

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Tea and Friendship

” ‘Stay’ is a charming word in a friends’ vocabulary.” -Louisa May Alcott I had some dear friends come over for tea yesterday, and wouldn’t you know it, I was having so much fun, that I completely forgot to take any pictures. Mom came too, and we chatted the afternoon away over hot cups of […]

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A Few of My Favorite Things

“Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens… these are a few of my favorite things.” – Julie Andrews Here is the stage where winter gets really long. We’ve already had more than enough of it, but there is a grim realization that there is plenty more to come. Last night when Mark and I were driving home […]

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SweetPea

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Holiness… only by the power of His Grace

“Jesus not only gives purity of heart, but Jesus is our purity of heart.” – Peter Kreeft “Holiness is a dangerous thing to preach when its relationship to grace and the real presence of God is not understood. Knowing and preaching the law of God does not enable one to keep it. Only grace does […]

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The February Kitchen

My friend, Heidi, made a heavenly strawberry desert awhile back for Bible Study and I fell in love. She so graciously let me share it with you all, and I think you will love it as well… especially if you are a strawberry fan. My mom and I pick beautiful, ripe strawberries in the summer […]

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Cat Naps

“It’s really the cat’s house… we just pay the mortgage.” – Lexie Saige

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My Funny Valentine

“To be married to a man who makes you laugh every day, ah, now that’s a real treat.” – Joanne Woodward I love you, Mark Dillon! Forever and ever!

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Learning to Fight

“I have fought the good fight…” – 2 Timothy 4:7 “Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord and in the power of His might. Put on the whole armor of God that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against principalities, […]

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Thoughts on a Rainy Afternoon

“You can’t get a cup of tea big enough or a book long enough to suit me.” – C.S. Lewis I’m almost done with my book… and that makes me sad. Have you ever read a book that was so good that you never wanted it to end? I may just end up reading it all over […]

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