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What Does It Mean to Believe All Things?

This month in our "Year of Charity," I've been thinking about what it means to "believe all things." As I said at the first of the month, someone who "believes all things" might be seen as gullible or easily fooled. But I think in the context of 1 Corinthians 13, part of charity is having faith in God and faith in His promises, even trusting in Him when we are in dark places and in dark times. I...
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Charity Believes All Things

Of all the aspects of charity, "Believeth all things" has always been one of the hardest for me to understand. Isn't someone who believes all things just a little gullible? I mean, if you believe everything you hear, you might end up owning a nonexistent bridge in Arizona or buying a car that breaks down two days after you get it. So what does "Charity believeth all things" mean? This month I...
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Anna and Felty Are Back–For the First Time

Today is the day you'll find out how it all began! Before Anna and Felty Helmuth were the Matchmakers of Huckleberry Hill, Anna was always trying to fit in, and Felty was an outsider in his Amish community. You can order First Christmas on Huckleberry Hill on Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and Walmart.com. You can also find it in paperback at your local Walmart. Let the fun and the romance begin! The...
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Anna and Felty Are Almost Here!

Before they were the Matchmakers of Huckleberry Hill, Anna and Felty met and fell in love. You are going to adore their love story. First Christmas on Huckleberry Hill comes out September 28, 2021. You can preorder on Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and Walmart. Here is a link to their book trailer. I hope you love it.  
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Charity Beareth All Things

What does it mean in the scriptures when it says, "Charity beareth all things"? I think it takes great faith to trust in the Lord despite the bad things that happen to us, despite pain, discouragement, suffering, or persecution. But I think Paul is telling us that it also takes great love to to trust in God's plan for us when we can't see where He plans to take us. I'm not sure what this means,...
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What Does It Mean to Rejoice in Truth

This month in my “Year of Charity,” I am studying “Charity rejoiceth not in iniquity, but rejoiceth in the truth.” What does “iniquity” mean? And “rejoice”? I looked both up in the dictionary just to make sure I wasn’t missing anything. Iniquity: Immoral or grossly unfair behavior Rejoice: To feel joy or great delight In the wider world, we see people “rejoicing in iniquity”...
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Nothing Says Summer Like Lemonade!

A couple of weeks ago, I hosted a lemonade themed bridal shower for a friend of mine. I had so much fun decorating and trying out lemonade recipes, I wanted to share it with you! Here are the lemonade recipes. I've also attached the .pdf file if you want to download them. I loved all of them. I can't decide if the mango or the strawberry was my favorite. lemonade recipes
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