Posts by Jennifer McCraw

Satisfying the Thirst

I was raised with an awareness and acceptance of all religions. That is to say, our family was not religious, but we had a general awareness of God and were exposed to all types of faith, never being encouraged or discouraged from pursuing anything in the way of religion. Religion just wasn’t really practiced in…

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Role Models

What shapes who you are? Such a simple question, though the answer is typically very complex. Throughout our lives, a multitude of things shape and re-shape who we are, as our lives are a continual process of change and personal growth. Philippians 1:6 tells us that God is constantly at work in our lives to…

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Quilting

Why do you quilt? How do you find the time? I hear these questions often, and lacking a great answer, I usually respond with something like, “Quilting just feeds something in my make-up that no other activity seems to satisfy.” But what is that exactly? Lately I’ve been pondering that question a lot and trying…

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Happy New Year

It’s January 2nd, and as I was scrolling through Facebook this morning reading everyone’s public commitment to their New Year’s resolution, I noticed a trend. The vast majority of what everyone is resolving to improve is our failures or areas of personal disappointment of the past year, years, or even of a lifetime. What is…

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Meal Planning

If that tiny phrase just gave you feelings of dread or anxiety, you are not alone. Why is cooking dinner for our families often among the most dreaded or chores? I mean, providing nutrition for our children and husband should be a top priority, right? I used to despise this daily task and wish the…

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