Pretty Green Globes: Gooseberries for Jam and Pie

Berries have always been valued in my family as a special treat. When I was a kid it was mainly strawberries, raspberries and blueberries. There are so many more.  I am developing an appreciation for gooseberries,     elderberries and currants. The latter three grow well in my backyard. Gooseberries, elderberries and currants don’t seem… Continue reading Pretty Green Globes: Gooseberries for Jam and Pie

Hope Shared by Women Around the World at TGCW16

What is better than singing praise to God with 7,200 women? The only thing I can think of, is praising God with all of the redeemed in heaven. It was so good to be at the Gospel Coalition Women’s Conference last week. Women from all 50 states and 38 countries were in attendance. Each of… Continue reading Hope Shared by Women Around the World at TGCW16

Raquela: Book Review

Raquela Levy’s family had lived in Palestine for nine generations. Did you know that Palestine, referring to Israel, is a name derived from Philistine? Historically the Philistines were enemies of Israel. Raquela was a nurse midwife during the final years of British rule in Palestine. Ruth Gruber spent nine months with Raquela, gathering information and… Continue reading Raquela: Book Review

Inner Peace in a Chaotic World

Eberhard Arnold (1883 – 1935) wrote Innerland: A Guide into the Heart of the Gospel.   In the following quote he was commenting on life  in   Germany in the years leading up to WWII. It speaks to the current time also. The great agitation in the world of today makes it more and more… Continue reading Inner Peace in a Chaotic World