Back to the Classics Challenge: 2018 Plans

Back to the Classics Challenge: 2018 Plans

Karen at Books and Chocolate has once again come up with a great Back to the Classics list. I love this challenge, even if I don’t stick to my plans, so here goes! A 19th century classic: I started Phantastes by George MacDonald years ago and never got far. I really need to try again, as… Continue Reading

Fall 2017 Mother Culture

Fall 2017 Mother Culture

So I’m finally getting around to posting again, and joining MacKenzie’s Mason for Me link-up. 🙂 I’ve decided to use the categories referred to in the PNEU “Mother Culture” article – a stiff book, a moderately easy book, and a novel – to share some of my recent reading. Stiff Book John Calvin’s Golden Booklet… Continue Reading

The Simple Woman’s Daybook for November 6, 2017

The Simple Woman’s Daybook for November 6, 2017

For Today Looking out my window…very dark. I am thinking…about joining in on this link-up: Mason for Me I am thankful…for a bit of quiet. One of my favorite things…finishing a blog post. 😉 I am creating…a Christmas gift list – or I should be… I am wearing…tee, jeans, and purple fuzzy sweater I read…Anne… Continue Reading

31 Days of Favorite Quotes: Be Anxious for Nothing

31 Days of Favorite Quotes: Be Anxious for Nothing

Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:6-7 NKJV These verses have been both a challenge and a comfort to me as… Continue Reading

31 Days of Favorite Quotes: Worse Than Anything

31 Days of Favorite Quotes: Worse Than Anything

Whatever you may think about the Harry Potter books, either content or writing-wise, they do contain many ideas to ponder. And there are some worthy examples to consider, like this one of Dumbledore’s wise authority and “masterly inactivity” while confronting Harry over an unfinished assignment (from Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince): A hot, prickly… Continue Reading