Welcome to CrissCross Connections, a comfy blog for women, moms, and grandmas.  You’ll find reflections on life, favorite quotes, devotional thoughts, ideas for moms and grandmas, yummy recipes, and titles of some of the books I like.

What’s behind the title – CrissCross Connections?  CrissCross means to move back and forth.  It’s also a form of the Middle English Cristcrosse, a mark of the cross.  In my life, I have many things to be thankful for, the greatest being Christ’s sacrifice on the cross for me.  He personally carried my sins in his body on the cross so that I can be dead to sin and live for what is right.  By his wounds, I am healed.  (I Peter 2:24)  And Connections? It’s a way of linking, associating, or communicating with one another, as between two points in a telephone or wiring system – hence, the photo of London phone booths, which I am especially fond of.

All that etymology and word meaning boils down to this thought: In my blog entries, I’m hoping to connect – move back and forth – with others about the hopeful and meaningful life we can have as women, moms, and grandmas because of the cross.


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