Duck Pate’

It was the day before Thanksgiving when my little boy burst into the door after a morning of bird hunting with his daddy. He looked into my eyes, hardly able to contain himself.“We have to serve this for thanksgiving!” He exclaimed.I didn’t know how to tell him that his one duck would not feed the Read More …

This is my Classroom

I dreamed of being a teacher ever since I was a little girl. My mother was a teacher and each year I would go into her classroom and imagine one day having my own.The desks all in a row; each child’s coat hook with their name strategically placed above it; even the hall pass that Read More …

Wild Game Bone Broth- Pressure Canned

A freezer full of the healthiest meat you can get is a huge benefit of harvesting an animal; but did you know that you can fill more than your freezer from you harvest? You can stock up your pantry as well, using one of the most overlooked parts of the animal: the bones. Bones are Read More …

Like Arrows in the Hand of a Warrior

Arrows. They are everywhere.Throw pillows, bags, journal covers and more.The arrow is often a symbol of courage, war or protectionIn this particular passage, the arrow is referring to our children. Usually the arrow is the focal point of this verse; the piece that devotions at baby showers are given, congratulatory cards to new parents are Read More …

The Dining Room Table

I quietly shut his bedroom door and walked down the hall. I passed her quiet, dark room, stopping for a moment to listen in and make sure she was asleep.   I continued down the hall, through the living room and into the dining room. All that was left of cleanup from dinner was to wipe Read More …

Seek First…

With the weather cooling and the streets quieting down as the neighborhood children return to their desks, we, too, are filled with the hope that freshly sharpened pencils, unopened textbooks, and new schedules bring. We stare at the tidy shelves and blank slates that hold a renewed sense of confidence as our excitement and anticipation Read More …