I wish my husband had a blog because I love what he reveals about God from his time spent in the Word. I’ve asked him to guest post on A Lady in France and he’s considered it, but the truth is he’s pretty swamped with work, and when he prepares something (a message or Bible discussion or a written study),… Read More
This week’s post was supposed to be a cherry clafoutis recipe, but my French friends told me the clafoutis was not all that great, which is no less than I thought myself, so instead I’m writing a post on spiritual obedience. Next week I’ll post a recipe for this delicious, naturally gluten-free, fudgy chocolate cake that my mother-in-law gave me, and which… Read More
This is my jam-packed, joy-filled life. It’s exhausting, but blissful.
Sometimes I feel like other bloggers who write about expat life in France are less busy than I am. Or is it just my imagination? Life for them meanders by on a gently-flowing stream, whereas mine feels like it’s being heaved from the end of a catapult. Although I’m tempted to blame life, I suspect it’s my own fault. I’m a magnet for busyness…. Read More
I don’t know why, but I have this image that my prayer list is like a basket that gets filled up until there’s no more room for any other worries or concerns. Once the basket gets filled, that’s that. I’m pretty sensitive, so the things I feel compelled to pray about are fished from various streams, and the basket gets quickly… Read More
My husband and I discovered that there is no direct translation in French for expressing the sense of entitlement. You can only say that you feel something is your due, which is a more cumbersome way to say it. It loses the punch factor. It sounds ugly, but less ugly. 2016 – and now the beginning of 2017 – has been a series… Read More