The perfect cup of tea

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Each cup of tea represents an imaginary voyage.  ~Catherine Douzel ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ When I was in Scotland, I drank endless cups of tea! And I bought this thistle cup so I could keep having tea at home. Making a good cup of tea is truly a treat:) There’s some discussion about how to do it right. I’ve been adding 1 teaspoon per cup …

Widow of Gettysburg

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I met Jocelyn through her amazing website geared toward military wives and am getting ready to read her upcoming novel, Widow of Gettysburg which releases this May. Can’t wait! Some of you may have read her debut novel, Wedded to War. She’s known for the depth of her research and passion for military history. Gettysburg was such a key battle …

A Home For My Heart

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I’ve just finished reading A Home for My Heart by Anne Mateer. This cover captures the heart of the story perfectly and will release September 1st from Bethany House. To celebrate, I’ll be having a giveaway that day. You just have to meet these characters! This is Anne’s third novel and all her books have an uncommon freshness and authenticity. When she shared her …

Scottish Highlands

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“Proof that God exists,” my friend said when she saw this photograph. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The earth is filled with the Lord’s glory. ~Habakkuk 2:14

Winter break…

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Planning the Grand Tour, Emil Brack ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ This is a highly romanticized, detailed painting straight out of the time period I’m currently lost in:) Things are going to go dark here for a little while as I take care of endorsements for other authors and cram as much writing time in before galleys arrive for book 2 of The Ballantyne Legacy. …

Adventure

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Mary DeMuth has a beautiful website (and beautiful books) and I thought her prayer here a wonderful devotional. We’re called to live an adventurous life in Him. Amen.

Blessed books

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It’s a joy this Sunday to share these blessed books with… Sarah…A Woman’s Guide to Reading the Bible Through In a Year Niki…Jesus Calling Jane…The Girl’s Still Got It ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Thanks so much to all who took part in starting the new year right. Have a blessed Sunday!  

Starting the New Year right…

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There was so much buzz about starting 2013 in a God-centered way during that last giveaway I thought we’d begin the new year with another. Dear friends and fellow authors, Diane Stortz and Liz Curtis Higgs, have 2 stellar books which I promised to help promote (though they hardly need the help!). So here ’tis… I finished taking a walk with Ruth and the …

Happy New Year ~ Boxing Day winner

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Girl in Green, Sarah Hayden  ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Our Boxing Day~Scottish basket giveaway winner per Random. org is… GWEN! Congrats, Gwen, and thanks to all who took time to stop here!  I’ll bundle that basket up and mail it out once I receive your confirmation… Happy New Year!

The road ahead

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I AM PREPARING YOU for what is on the road ahead, just around the bend. Take time to be still in My Presence so that I can strengthen you. The busier you become, the more you need this time apart with Me. So many people think that time spent with Me is a luxury they cannot afford. as a result, …