Worry-free hospitality

You must be thinking, Wow, Mari’s speaking venture has really started to pay well. How else can she afford to have someone redecorate, hire a cleaning crew and pay a staff to cook for her? Can you imagine…

under the maple tree

Flowers flow in rivers around my home. Splashes of bright purple, red, yellow and orange give way to soft, glimmering pools of peach, lavender, coral and white–all spilling out across the yard, down to its farthest reaches. It’s a beautiful place. I’m drawn outside every morning with a hot cup of coffee, my Bible, a journal (or two) and…