Charity Suffers Long

Every month on this blog, we are discussing an attribute of charity. In January, I have been working on "Charity suffers long." I would love to know what insights you have gained from studying this topic. Charity is the pure love of Christ and the basis of a Christlike character. Character refers to "the moral qualities of an individual that are conscientiously and consistently lived." (David A....
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Esther Zook Is Very Mad

Here's an excerpt from Chapter 1 of The Amish Quiltmaker's Unexpected Baby in which Esther gets quite a shock. Esther Zook had four hundred and thirty-five reasons to run screaming from the house and never come back. But she wasn’t really a screamer, and she’d certainly never been much of a runner. She found it completely incomprehensible that people actually ran for fun. But most of them...
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The Amish Quiltmaker!

Have you preordered my new book yet? The Amish Quiltmaker's Unexpected Baby is the first book in my new Amish Quiltmaker series. You are going to love Esther Zook and her earnest and sometimes comical attempts to care for the baby that has been dropped on her doorstep. Esther has a bit of a temper, which she takes out on her apricot tree, her pickle ball paddle, and an unsuspecting, innocent rug....
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A Year of Charity

Happy New Year! Recently, I was reading in the scriptures and happened upon one of my favorite passages. 1 Corinthians 13 4 Charity suffereth long, and is kind; charity envieth not; charity vaunteth not itself, is not puffed up, 5 Doth not behave itself unseemly, seeketh not her own, is not easily provoked, thinketh no evil; 6 Rejoiceth not in iniquity, but rejoiceth in the truth; 7 Beareth all...
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