"Our highest assurance of the goodness of Providence seems to me to rest in the flowers. All other things, our powers, our desires, our food, are all really necessary for our existence in the first instance. But this rose is an extra. Its smell and its colour are an embellishment of life, not a condition of it. It is only goodness which gives extras, and so I say again that we" I've loved writing (and any other form of creative expression I've come across) since I can remember. My husband keeps telling me if i finally publish that book someday we can move anywhere I want, so....here goes. Haha. God, my husband, and my girls keep me loved, focused and inspired.