Christy Martenson

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Christy Martenson lives in rural northeast Washington state. She has been married to her husband Keith for over 35 years. Together they homeschooled their two now grown daughters.

6 Fictional Houses and the Charming Books That Tell Their Story

6 Fictional Houses and the Charming Books That Tell Their Story

The allure of houses has always drawn me. When I was in grade school in Seattle, Washington, I loved to visit my best friend’s house. Her family’s home stood on a hill overlooking Lake Union. The first floor held a huge entryway with an ornate staircase, as well as a living room, a den, a dining room, and a massive kitchen. Built in the early part of the 20th century, the original owners obvio

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Published on November 30, 2019 14:50
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“I firmly believe God is still in the business of miracles.”
Christy Martenson, Halstad House

“Her eyes softened. 'And in His sovereignty, He can take even the most painful things in our lives and somehow turn them into good, just as He promised in His Word. He can give us beauty for ashes. Again, we don’t understand how. We see the moment; He sees the whole—eternity past through eternity future. He promises weeping may tarry for the night, but joy cometh in the morning.'
Tears sprang into Grace’s eyes. She slipped her gaze to Mae again and gave her a tremulous smile. 'It is better, but still hard.'
'I know, dear. But this is not the end of your story.”
Christy Martenson, Halstad House




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