The Best Granola Ever … in My Humble Opinion

By Barbara Rainey | October 18, 2018 | 12 Comments

While cooking is not my favorite activity…I eat to live, not live to eat…there are some foods that make me feel at home, comfortable and even healthy at the same time. Sounds like a winner, right? One of those is a new home-made granola recipe I found which uses ingredients I especially love; old-fashioned oats, […]

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When Your Home Doesn’t Look Like What You Want

By Barbara Rainey | October 11, 2018 | 8 Comments

Do you know there are children who have lived all their lives in gutters, in sewer pipes, or other unimaginable places? Children who sleep on cardboard, who sniff glue to numb their pain, who never cry, who fear anyone who tries to help because they have learned to trust no one? A doctor who has […]

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When Your Home Is Far From Perfect

By Barbara Rainey | September 27, 2018 | 9 Comments

Do you wish your home were more peaceful? I sure did when all six of my kids lived at home. Even when only two were left, it still wasn’t peaceful the way I wanted it to be. You see I wanted everyone to get along and like each other. All. The. Time. I wanted an […]

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I’ve Been Waiting to Tell you….

By Barbara Rainey | September 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

Waiting can make things sweeter, though we don’t usually choose it. The birth of Jesus was a very LONG time coming, but “in the fullness of time” was the perfect moment. So today is the day for two pieces of good news! Since last spring I’ve been wanting to make this big announcement but the […]

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3 Words of Wisdom I Gave My Grandson Before College

By Barbara Rainey | August 30, 2018 | 8 Comments

I have no idea how this happened, but somehow our first grandchild grew up and is now headed to college. Dennis and I drove to Conway and met him for lunch on Tuesday last week. We’ve never had this much time with just him…ever! We talked about his dorm, his roommate he has not yet […]

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