christmas · faith · family · life

the best gift of all

Have you ever received a gift that was especially meaningful or memorable?  Perhaps it was something you always wanted but could not justify purchasing.  Perhaps it was a gift of time, or experience with someone you love. Maybe it was a special note tucked into a card. Christmas is a magical time of year.  I…… Continue reading the best gift of all

bible journaling · christmas · faith · homeschool · pinteresting · special days

all in my head: advent reading plans

Last time, I mentioned I have advent calendars on my brain.  I admit we often resort to the cheesy foil wrapped countdowns, though we have had Playmobil, Lego, Lindor Chocolate and Body Shop (that one was a treat for me) calendars in the past.  Even the cheap-o ones can be fun, especially when they’re Star…… Continue reading all in my head: advent reading plans

faith · family · life · mother’s day · special days

the requisite mother’s day post

That day of celebration for those women who have been given the responsibility of raising a tiny human has come upon us once again. I personally have attempted to do so six times.  Yes, six (you can see them here). More than some. Fewer than others.  Enough, you may think, that I might have some…… Continue reading the requisite mother’s day post

faith · life

walkin’ the walk: my grace is sufficient for you

If you’ve visited with me here before, you’ll know that I confess to needing a knock upside the head sometimes to get one concept or another to stick. (see here, here, and here.  I’m sure there are others, as I am a very slow learner!) Most recently, it’s been the truth illustrated in 2 Corinthians…… Continue reading walkin’ the walk: my grace is sufficient for you

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bible study ~ growing through prayer

Our ladies’ Bible study group consists of a wonderful group of women who desire to know more of God, and to build deeper relationships with one another.  We enjoy growing together in our walk with the Lord as we study His word throughout the week and discuss the ways He’s touched us when we meet…… Continue reading bible study ~ growing through prayer

easter · faith · special days

worthy is the lamb

Do you ever really think about the enormity of that day at Golgotha where the King of Glory laid down His life on the cross more than two thousand years ago? Sadly, I often take this day for granted.  I go about my business, doing my own thing, scarcely giving a thought to that great sacrifice.…… Continue reading worthy is the lamb