Finally Finished! Only the Beginning...

Finally Finished! Only the Beginning...

By Andrea Brett
Hello, everyone!  We have been so busy lately, getting ready for our Christmas show that many things have taken a back burner.  When there are pressing and urgent needs in the forefront, sometimes the important matters aren’t attended to.  Sometimes there doesn’t seem to be time to enjoy and savor life’s moments that really matter.  There isn’t time to feel and appreciate and express gratitude.  That has been the case in my life lately, especially in regards to one really big occurrence in my life this year –

I finally finished the “I Am a Veteran” book. 

The New Song

The New Song

By Andrea Brett

Life has been crazy lately.  We are in the throes of preparing for our Christmas show, which opens in just 16 days!  This year, we’ve taken on the goal of becoming the Christmas show to see in Branson.  For The Bretts, putting a show on stage takes more time and energy and heart than is sometimes humanly possible.

Without Them

Without Them

Today I am grateful.  It’s Fourth of July weekend.  The celebrations and barbecues and fireworks have begun.  Flags are flying and I am freely “moving about the cabin” of my life.  Today I celebrate the freedoms that we as Americans have to choose our path, to dream, to fail, to succeed, to decide. Click to read more and see "in progress" drawings from Andrea's new "I Am a Veteran" book project.

What Love Does One Year Later

What Love Does One Year Later

by Andrea C. Brett

Last year in February, I posted a blog called “What Love Does – Valentine’s Day Musings About Love.”  It explored the idea that love is not a noun, or an “is” – but that love is really a verb, or a “does.”   I wrote a list of a few of the simple and wonderful things that love has done in my life.  After the blog was posted, I continued to ponder on the idea, and over time, the thoughts in my head (like my thoughts often do) began to take the shape of a song. Continue reading...

What Love Does - Valentine's Day Musings About Love from Andrea

By Andrea C. Brett

So, Valentine’s Day is in two days.  Whenever Valentine’s Day rolls around, I start thinking about what love is.  Strangely enough, and as cliché as it may seem, the month of February really does make me ponder on the subject of love and its many meanings.  This year, for some reason, though, I haven’t been thinking nearly as much about what love is.  I’ve been thinking much more about what love does.  You know, love as a verb.  In my experience, I have been a personal witness to, and grateful recipient of many wonderful things that love does.  Things like this: