The porch

Laura Frantz Uncategorized

We are in a house with windows on all sides. On one side the sweet garden is trampled and torn, the beeches blown down, the fountain broken; you sit and look out, and it is all very miserable. Shut the window. I do not mean forget the garden as it was, but do not brood on it as it is. …

July joys

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Celebrating the joys of summertime… It’s been a busy month in the garden. Lots of fruit ripening and jam-making in our kitchen. Our favorite flavor? Wild blackberry! Recently Randy found this abandoned bird’s nest in our woods, truly a work of art… To celebrate Paul’s 15th birthday, we took a trip to the Seattle zoo and also the locks to …

Sacred idleness

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Local lavender fields, Olympic Peninsula, Washington Work is not always required. There is such a thing as sacred idleness. ~George MacDonald

A sneak peek…

Laura Frantz Uncategorized

Just saw the back cover copy for Love’s Fortune, releasing soon. Counting down with you…!

Our Lives, our Fortunes, and our Sacred Honor

Laura Frantz Uncategorized

The 4th of July is a favorite holiday of mine because of the rich history behind it. It doesn’t hurt that it was birthed during my favorite century! Recently I ordered The Founders’ Bible, thanks to a dear reader who told me about it,  and wanted to share the link with you here. If  you’re in need of a new Bible …