Crochet · Faith · family · Homestead

Crochet Love: Just the beginning…

My mom loved to crochet.  She crafted beautiful scarves, blankets, hats, hotpads, dishcloths and more.  I never fully appreciated the work that went into creating these works of love.  When my mom passed away from Leukemia last month, I decided I would teach myself to crochet in memory of her. I joined a ton of…… Continue reading Crochet Love: Just the beginning…

Faith · family

Planning a Funeral

I never thought about planning a funeral…until  I had to.  Really, who wants to think about that?  I always thought that you just call up the funeral home and they take care of the rest.  Right?  Wrong.  I hope you take a few moments to read this post.  It might be helpful to you in…… Continue reading Planning a Funeral

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Caring for someone you love who is terminally ill (and yourself)

  I’ve been struggling to write again since my mom passed away on Friday, March 31st… People always talk about feeling like there is a hole in their heart when someone passes.  Unfortunately, I now understand what they are talking about.  I held my mom’s hand when she stopped breathing and since then, life feels…… Continue reading Caring for someone you love who is terminally ill (and yourself)

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Pew Sisters Book Review

Did you know Front Porch Bliss has an online book club?  We do!  We are currently reading Pew Sisters by Katie Schuermann, A Women’s Small-Group Bible Study.  (New Members Welcome!) I am impressed.  We are three weeks into the discussion, which means we’ve covered the first three sessions.  It has been really beneficial to hear…… Continue reading Pew Sisters Book Review

Faith · family · home school · Homestead

Book Club Beginnings

I have never hosted a bible study before and was a little nervous about asking others to join me.  However, a friend of mine wrote the book “Pew Sisters” and after hearing several great reviews, I decided to give it a shot.  Katie Schuermann also wrote the book “He Remembers the Barren” which gave me great comfort…… Continue reading Book Club Beginnings