• Invitation To Lunch: 2nd Helpings

    Do you like Strawberry Jam sandwiches? This is one of those times when the kids got into Jam! with a lot of yummy Strawberries! It all started out when the computer clicked “SEND”! Stories and really good sandwiches have a lot in common. That would be, both having lots of layers. The kids discovered that making promises and keeping them is fun and rewarding when they work together to make it happen. Jesus made promises and has kept every one. There are more to come. He give us directions for a great life though the Bible and has a unique plan just for us, too.

    About the Author

    Mary Lee Gutwein is an artist, author and illustrator. Her natural and whimsical style of a fun story are paired with Bible verses that inspire children to learn about God’s plan for their lives. Paintings in watercolor or acrylics. Her favorite saying is “Art from the Heart is Good for the Soul”. Heart and Home is with her handsome husband and lots of grandkids.

  • Party of Three at the Palace of Blue

    Hi Girls I’m Home!

    Three sisters are playing Palace and having fun one nice summer afternoon.
    They are excited about Lucy the King’s announcement of a Royal Party scheduled
    for 3 p.m. When the clock chimes three and there is no Party, the girls have a surprise lesson in manners and about forgiveness. The Party does happen. It is great when Dad arrives home just in time to join them. Then Dad and Mom tell the girls about the biggest surprise ever. It is the one that the whole wide world will see at the same time!

    Promises Made and Promises Kept

    Jesus made lots of promises and they are coming true.

    We can keep our good promises, too.

    About the Author:

    Mary Lee Gutwein is the author and illustrator of a new Series of Christian Juvenile Fiction books. The Cherry Tree Stories feature a neighborhood of kids, family and friends. Starting with a fun story to arrive at an understanding about the Bible, is a sweet journey for a child. Mary Lee and her handsome husband live in Florida.

    www.maryleegutwein.com www.thecherrytreestories.com

  • Meredith Discovers Her Destiny

    Promises Made & Promises Kept

    Meredith, in a lazy mood, was in for a surprise that morning on the beach. A real live paintbrush had washed up on shore, asking for a lift. Yes, this little paintbrush was a chatterbox, actually, he was on a mission. Those two had a day of adventure as Meredith Discovers Her Destiny, that is, a passion and talent for her future. God cares for us by giving certain qualities that will make life fun. Watch out for gentle encouraging nudges that come to us now and again, in unexpected ways.

    About The Author

    Mary Lee Gutwein is an Author & Illustrator, and Artist. Her natural and whimsical style of Character in Caricature Storytelling lets humor and a good message from the Bible shine through. A self-taught and joyful Christian, home and heart are in Indiana and Naples, Florida, with her handsome husband. “Grandkids are just the best resources!”

    www.maryleegutwein.com and www.thecherrytreestories.com