Author Archives: JillSavage

Quote of the Week

“Worry is an indication that we think God cannot look after us.”                                                         … Continue reading

Posted in Miscellany | Leave a comment

Fantastic Food: Green Beans

We’ve had a wonderful harvest of green beans this summer!  Whether it’s garden harvest or fresh beans from the grocery store, I’ve grown to prefer fresh beans over canned or frozen beans (although canned or frozen beans are perfectly fine … Continue reading

Posted in In The Kitchen | Leave a comment

The Power of Your Words

Mark says: What we say and what we don’t say in our marriage is a measuring stick for the health of our marriage. Jill says: Did you know the Bible talks about the power of our words over 3,500 times?  That alone … Continue reading

Posted in Marriage | Leave a comment

Quote of the Week

“God’s gifts put man’s best dreams to shame.”                                                       ~ Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Posted in Miscellany | Leave a comment

Is It The End or The Beginning?

Perspective. It is the way we see something. It’s the compass for our emotions. It’s the change we sometimes need to get our head and our heart in a better place. Perspective is something moms need every August as we … Continue reading

Posted in Parenting | Leave a comment

Doing Nothing Together

Mark says: “We need to do this more often.” That’s what I said to Jill yesterday morning as we spread out a blanket on the grass along the shore of Lake Michigan.  The International students we were hosting really wanted … Continue reading

Posted in Miscellany | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Quote of the Week

“Constant criticism makes people bitter.  Constructive criticism makes people better.”                                                                 … Continue reading

Posted in Miscellany | Leave a comment

Fantastic Food: Cauliflower Rice

When my daughter mentioned that she’d made cauliflower rice, I admit that it didn’t even sound good.  Of course, at that time, I wasn’t motivated to change my eating like I am now post-cancer. I was at her house one … Continue reading

Posted in Miscellany | 1 Comment

Quote of the Week

“Comparison robs us of the joy of obedience.”                                                                 … Continue reading

Posted in Miscellany | Leave a comment

Fantastic Food: Bell Peppers

My husband loves to eat bell peppers raw. He just slices them up and enjoys! I’ve not always been a fan of bell peppers, and I don’t particularly care for them raw, but I’ve learned to love them in stir … Continue reading

Posted in In The Kitchen | Leave a comment

Look At Me!

Jill says: Last week I was chatting with an event photographer who told me, “I shoot a lot of engagement sessions and weddings. Sometimes I get the opportunity to do a photo shoot of a couple celebrating a longtime wedding … Continue reading

Posted in Marriage | 1 Comment

Fantastic Food: Kohlrabi

Since my breast cancer journey, our family has slowly been changing our eating habits. Cancer has a way of making you think about what you put in your body more intentionally. When I finished my treatment a year ago, my … Continue reading

Posted in In The Kitchen | Leave a comment

Don’t Talk About Frustration In Frustration

Mark says: We’ve all been there. Our spouse does something that frustrates us. We react in frustration and let them know how we feel. Jill says: Because we’re frustrated, we come across very strongly in our communication. Our spouse responds … Continue reading

Posted in Marriage | Leave a comment