• An Interview with Kim Vogel Sawyer, Author of When Grace Sings

    Bestselling author Kim Vogel Sawyer believes in the power of second chances – a theme she’s captured with poignant grace in her new book, When Grace Sings (WaterBrook Press/March 17, 2015/ISBN: 978-0307731333/ $14.99), which follows the CBA ...

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  • The Writer’s Garden: How Gardens Inspired Our Best-Loved Authors Excerpt

    By Jackie Bennett – Gardens hold a special place in many writer’s lives. Novelists, poets, biographers and authors of children’s books, from Agatha Christie to Rupert Brooke, Beatrix Potter to Henry James, have turned to gardens for...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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  • Modern Country: Interiors for Contemporary Country Living

    By Caroline Clifton-Mogg – Until well into the nineteenth century, most of mainland Europe was predominantly a rural country, and the roots of most people were those of the countryside. The geological and natural landscapes that people...

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  • Alzheimer's
    The Precious Face of Alzheimer’s: One Caregiver’s Epiphany Transformed Pain into Poetry

    She was about to correct her mother for the umpteenth time when Cathie Borrie realized that maybe it really didn’t matter. What difference did it make that Mum thought the old drug store was newly built? Or...

    • Posted 9 years ago
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  • Monday Morning

    We have had the loveliest of weather this past week. It has given a taste of autumn, so much so that I made oven stew last Friday and located the few remaining Pumpkin Spice K-Cups Christopher had...

    • Posted 9 years ago
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  • Sunday Afternoon Tea

    “Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point…” C. S. Lewis, Screwtape Letters “We are what we read,” David McCullough said. “We get our ideas from what...

    • Posted 9 years ago
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  • He Said, She Said, I Said- Excerpt

    By Barbara J. Peters – He Said: When she uses that tone of voice with me or puts her hand on her hip, I don’t feel like her husband; I feel like her child, and I just...

    • Posted 9 years ago
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  • Unshakable Faith-8 Traits for Rock-Solid Living

    By Kathy Howard – Women are usually prepared for everything from patching scraped knees to managing a huge work load to whipping up dinner at a moment’s notice. We keep ourselves and our families together and running...

    • Posted 9 years ago
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  • Caryl Sums Up: A Half Decade of Life

    How much a difference does five years make? Well, if you are a newborn, those first five years are supposedly the most critical. But what if you are our age, does life change that significantly in a...

    • Posted 9 years ago
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  • Why Can’t HE Be More Like ME? – Excerpt

    The mega-millions spent by celebrity couples like Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries or Katy Perry and Russell Brand on their lavish, exotic weddings failed to guarantee long and blissful marriages. And it’s increasingly apparent that most celebrity...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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  • It Had to Happen – Excerpt

    By Cynthia Patterson – Sisters, we are living in a society where so many of us are searching and probing for the answers to this thing we call life. We are in a society where many of...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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  • Have you ever asked “What happened to our friendship? It hurts!”

    By Judy Dippel – Friendship Interrupted: Challenges and Practical Solutions—What You Can Do “Now that I know something is wrong between us, I’m more than stunned. I can’t say this to you partly because I can’t seem...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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