The Potter’s Shed

Image by Ana Krach from Pixabay

“Then I went down to the potter’s house, and there he was, making something at the wheel. And the vessel that he made of clay was marred in the hand of the potter; so he made it again into another vessel, as it seemed good to the potter to make.” Jeremiah 18:3-4 (NKJV)…

What’s In A Kiss?

Image by Stanislav Velek from Pixabay

What is a kiss?

According to Webster, it’s a physical expression of affection and loyalty. It can be platonic, as a kiss on the cheek or forehead; or romantic, the pressing of lips together. But I bet this is old news, isn’t it?

Kissing is as old as …

Special Interview With Barb Masters

A Master’s Inn Character Interview

Hello, my dear readers! Hope you all had a great holiday season. And if you’re like me, you didn’t shed a tear to see 2020 hit the trail.

Today, we have the great good fortune to corner Barb Masters for an interview. Just by way of review, Barb is married to Tom Masters and they …

That Day In Sewing Class

Image by Mystic Art Design from Pixabay

“Let your speech always be with grace…” (Colossians 4:6)

When I was in the eighth grade about a millennium ago, I took home economics. It wasn’t my choice. I’d rather have been in shop, but back in the ’60s, girls took home ec and boys took shop. I’d have done better …

Special Interview With Joanie Brown

A Master’s Inn Character Interview

Image by Benjamin Balazs from Pixabay

Hi friends! It’s time again for another interview with one of the characters in my debut novel, The Master’s Inn, due to be released next year. We already interviewed Tom Masters, the owner of the inn situated in northeastern Washington State. I actually wanted to interview Barb this time—she’s …

The Mercy Thorn

Image by Simon Mettler from Pixabay

“What is this, Eve?” Adam pointed at his feet where a strange plant grew. He was sure he’d never seen it before. It had spiny branches, small purple flowers, and thorns longer than Adam’s little finger.

“I don’t know, Husband.” She knelt at his feet and touched the stiff spines. “But I like the …

God’s Glasses

(This post is revised from a past release.)

Image by Myriams-Fotos from Pixabay

Ever wonder what it’d be like to see your life through God’s eyes? To see the end from the beginning? To move ahead, frame by frame, laying your journey out in front of you, so your first step is visible to you at the same time as …

Special Interview With Tom Masters

Tom Masters

Today we have a special treat in store for us. Tom Masters has consented to a rare interview. When I called him last week to find out if he’d do it, he was in the midst of preparing for some special guests to arrive at The Master’s Inn, the B&B he and his wife, Barb, own and run

Broken Glass

“You are the light of the world…” (Matthew 5:14)

Image by Marcela Bolívar from Pixabay

My husband and I are planting a new lawn on our five acres. He has worked for weeks preparing the soil, where once nothing but weeds have grown for the last three decades we’ve lived here, and for decades before that. It’s a sizeable chunk …

Breaking News!

Image by Alexas_Fotos from Pixabay

Sorry about the shameless blog title…I’ve wanted to use it ever since, oh, about the end of January 2020.

I do have exciting news, though! Let me give you a little background first.

Nine people have been staying with me since 2012. Nine. Three families-six adults and three children. I know, right? That’s a …

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