Corrie ten Boom

Joy Runs Deeper Than Despair

A well-known quote from Corrie ten Boom can be found in her book The Hiding Place. "Joy runs deeper than despair" - Corrie ten Boom This truth was proven even in the darkest of places when Corrie and her sister Betsie were prisoners in the Ravensbruck concentration camp. Before her death, Corrie's sister Betsie said… Continue reading Joy Runs Deeper Than Despair

Corrie ten Boom

Embroidery Lesson – Corrie ten Boom

When Corrie ten Boom spoke to audiences, she would sometimes hold up the backside of a piece of embroidery with many colors of tangled threads hanging from it. People wondered if she was accidentally showing the wrong side. While holding up the messy side, Corrie would ask "Does God always grant us what we ask… Continue reading Embroidery Lesson – Corrie ten Boom

Book Reviews

One Step Closer Book Review

Book Review for  One Step Closer: How a life-altering accident led me to everything I almost missedAuthor: Ryan S. AtkinsPublisher: Binturong Books  Attempting an ordinary lane change on the highway results in an extraordinary life change for Ryan Atkins. This book is the true-life account of events before and after that day. Ryan's writing kept my… Continue reading One Step Closer Book Review



I try to appreciate the special gifts each season of the year brings.Winter offers such a perfect setting for reading by the fire, sipping hot chocolate, enjoying the quiet beauty of falling snow and accepting the invitation to simply rest.But this Winter seems never ending!As I write, we are preparing for another ice storm expected… Continue reading Winter