God gave me the wonderful gift of writing. I started when I was about 9 filling pages and notebooks with my stories. Of course, I had no idea then, that He had a divine plan for my gift. I spend a lot of time on my laptop. Bible studies. Blogging. Newsletters. If I am not writing, I am researching.
I am a friend to jesus
I have always loved to study and research. Of the books, which fill shelves, tables, and every available corner of my home, there are many more non-fiction than fiction. It fills me with Joy to study and teach God’s Word. I understand, with all my heart, that studying God’s Word is the difference in being a friend to Jesus and being a mere acquaintance.
Angels Among Us
Surprisingly, many people who profess not to believe in God still believe in angels. We are comforted by the idea that angels are there in an emergency to warn us, protect us, and battle evil for us. There is more than one popular song to give us goosebumps, and, along with heart-warming movies, they assure us that angels are real.
Someday Our Prince will come
I chanced upon a recent TV interview where the people were discussing the adverse effects of fairy-tales and fairy-tale movies on our children. I admit, I laughed. Then, I realized how serious this discussion was and what repercussions it might cause.
9 reasons to use raised garden beds
I am very interested in raised garden beds for landscaping and edibles. In years past, we used railway ties to create our garden beds. Now, creative gardeners have made these beds into works of art, while reaping the benefits of their gardens. Raised beds may be made from wood, stone, cinder blocks, metal water troughs or tires.
From MY Studio: Marilyn...
My new daughter-in-law loves Marilyn Monroe. I promised her a custom doll. However, neck surgery in November meant that I was unable to complete the doll in time for her Christmas present. I really wanted to give her something she would love.
a good designer
When you begin decorating your home, you should remember one truth. Your home should suit your needs, your tastes, and your lifestyle. Too many people lose sight of this. Whether you hire a decorator/designer, or you embrace DIY, your home should reflect you.
Marie is an ordained minister.. She is an author, artist, and designer. She enjoys teaching and speaking. Most important to her are her relationship with God, her three children and five grandchildren who inspire her every second of every day.