Linda Jensen leads a relatively quiet life in Westchester County, New York, as the owner of a highly-acclaimed garden. Inherited from her parents, the garden is her pride and joy. What is not so joyful is finding a strange man sprawled near her delphiniums! The mysterious man is sick, unable to do anything more than drink water—and beg for secrecy. Ignoring all alarm bells, Linda sees to his needs, but her caring act takes on unexpected significance, an unpresentable glory.


Spin the Bottle?

Putting up weekly pills isn't fun, so I listen with earphones to assorted conversations. One featured a Jewish host and a California Baptist pastor who refused to shut down his church during early COVID restrictions. Big trouble ensued, but he and his wife assessed...

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How Do You Want to Be Remembered?

“This guy was a worker! He hustled and made a bundle.” “She raised her kids to be Somebodies.” “Born to a poor family, she rose to vice-president in a prestigious company.” “This author writes Best Sellers.” OR “She swept floors and cleaned bathrooms for the glory of...

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Heroes in the Making

If you’re married or have been, think back to one or more of the worst “disagreements” you as a couple experienced. Jim and I had some doozies, but in each case, one or the other of us backed down from having to be “right” and got on with the business of getting...

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What Is Love?

The dictionary defines love as “a profoundly tender, passionate affection for another person." Where does love come from? Atheists have trouble with this and describe it as an illusion, the effect of unconscious physical causes or a biological reaction. Sexual love...

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Fear and Fear Not

seems to be the air we breathe, these days. COVID-19, politics, chronic illness, persecution of Christians, increasing violence.... Reason enough to fear, so it seems. Jesus, however, lumps these as FEAR NOT items. He says to fear ONLY that which can kill our soul and...

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Author Eleanor Gustafson

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