A Reader From Vermont Says:
"This book makes a great gift! I love the homespun stories and the charming paintings. Wonderful!"
Hampton, VT

A Reader From Pennsylvania Says:
"Beautiful and moving! The stories are interesting and evocative. I ended up reading half the book in one sitting."
Lancaster, PA

A Reader From Missouri Says:
"These stories get down to the nitty gritty of what it means to thrive through the challenges of life, both with softness and strength. If you want to grow in grace, age with agility, and lilt with laughter along the way, this book is for you!"
St. Louis, MO

A Country Sampler of Simple Blessings
A Collection of Homespun Stories and Paintings Celebrating the Everyday Moments of Life. Paintings by Ellen Stouffer and written by Peg Carmack Short

Do you long for rest and peace? For even a short break in the midst of your busy day? Then put up your feet, drink some tea, and travel into Ellen Stouffer's countryside, where gardens bloom with snowdrops in March and asters in October. Where friends gather to share good food and easy conversation. Where beautiful paintings of pastoral landscapes and colorful gardens hearken back to a simpler time-a time of quiet contentment. As you enjoy these inspirational stories, paired with lovely art that will stir your soul, you'll be reminded of the things in life that really matter-faith, love, peace, the joy of home, family, and friends-and the many blessings we all enjoy every day.

Editorial Reviews
A Country Sampler of Simple Blessings is a gift book that combines charming scenes of country living with inspirational stories about how God speaks to us through everyday miracles. Celebrating the everyday moments of life, each heartwarming story shares a lesson learned and a Scripture verse. The book features the art of Ellen Stouffer, a popular folk artist whose lovely and unusual paintings will stir your heart and reawaken memories of faith, love, peace, and days gone by.

Intimate Encounters With God
Personal Stories From Women Sharing Their Intimate Experiences With God This book is a complilation written by Christain writers and speakers who are all members of Advanced Writers and Speakers Association. Authors include Linda Evans Shepard, Eva Marie Everson, Pasty Clairmont, Peg Carmack Short, and many others.

Collection by AWSA
Honor Books/Cook Communications, 2003
ISBN 1562924990

What We've Learned So Far
Woman to woman wisdom on getting older--and wiser--from some of the best-known Christian women authors and leaders. This book was created for every woman who wants to look boldly to her future and invest themselves in the lives of others, while creating a legacy of love! Reflections on: I am more important than what I do, God is in control, relationship are to be celebrated, freedom found in simplicity, pain either destroys or transforms, life is full of surprises, and perseverance pays off. Authors include Peg Short, Carol Kent, Anne Gramham Lotz, Patsy Clairmont, Jan Karon, Joni Eareckson Tada, and many more.

Cook Communications, 2003
ISBN 0781441315