St. Patty and the Snakes

St. Patrick’s Day is an Irish holiday celebrated by lovers of the “old country.” I observe it in deference to a great-grandfather who was a policeman in Dublin before immigrating to America and his daughter, my paternal grandmother, who used to rock me while she sang “Irish Lullaby” in a lilting brogue. Most people think only of wearing green clothing on St. Patrick’s Day. (In my school days you either wore green or got pinched black and blue.) But the {Read More}

About Vicki Huffman

Writer / Editorial Board. Vicki Huffman's latest book is Still Looking: Finding the Peace of God in Job Loss, a book to help those going through the emotional and spiritual upheaval of job loss or underemployment. Her other Christian books are: A Secret Hope (novel), Plus Living: Looking for Joy in All the Right Places, and The Best of Times, all available in print and e-book on She has been an editor for several Christian publishing houses and enjoys teaching the Bible.

Shamrock Potato Prints

St. Patrick’s Day wouldn’t be complete without some shamrocks (or potatoes for that matter). Supplies: potato small heart cookie cutter knife green paint paper for stamping Cut about 1/4 off the length of the potato. Then insert the heart cookie cutter as deep as it will go. Use your knife to cut cleanly around the heart shape. Dip your stamp in some green paint and you are in the shamrock business! Three hearts make a shamrock. Add a stem using {Read More}


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I am Patrick, a Sinner

“I am Patrick, a sinner, most uncultivated and least of all the faithful and despised in the eyes of many.” Patrick of Ireland Patrick of Ireland would not recognize the world of 2010 compared to the one he lived in around 387 to 461 A.D. If Patrick were alive today, I cannot help but think he would be a bit put out with the title of saint and the celebrations held in his honor. Patrick of Ireland lived a life {Read More}

About Kellie Renfroe

Kellie and her husband Greg have been married 27 years and have four children ranging in age from 12 to 22. She co-founded Mentoring Moments for Christian Women in 2005. Kellie is a homeschooling mom who enjoys reading and studying the Bible, writing, photography, and learning how to cook.