What to do with trouble at Vacation Bible School

"Run for it " by Russel Bernice, 2006 (CC BY 2.0) flickr.com

One year at Vacation Bible School, the lights went out. Well, not just the lights. The entire church was without power–and just as we were getting into our day of Vacation Bible School with the children. We were quite thankful … CLICK to continue…

Hasten Home This Week–easier done than decided

Decisions, decisions, decisions.  Somehow the chant does not make the decision any easier…but prayer certainly does. I am very excited about the future of Hasten Home.  The biggest reason is that I have seen the Lord work mightily in children’s … CLICK to continue…

Hasten Home This Week: Dividing Equals Multiplying?

This week, I learned a great lesson: sometimes dividing equals multiplying.  Previously, I have largely intermixed my duties of home and business throughout the day.  Much of my business duties involve desk-work: working on the computer, writing, drawing, or studying. … CLICK to continue…

Hasten Home This Week: The “Business” Part of the Business

This week has been filled with a lot of prayer regarding the future of Hasten Home.  On one hand, I am seriously thinking that the Lord is leading me to narrow the scope of the store a bit in order … CLICK to continue…

How Hasten Home Got its Name

Hasten Home may still be in its infancy, but the journey it represents is soon to reach maturity. All my life I have had a special love for children.  Even as a child myself, I was always finding ways to … CLICK to continue…

Hasten Home This Week: “Dinosaur Bones”

Any time I finish a big, multiple-step project, I tend to end up a bit lost for a while.  I had my long list of “to-do’s” and for months I was checking things off, rearranging priorities, adding missed steps….Finally the … CLICK to continue…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Broken (part 2 of 2)

Cracked juice glass on kitchen counter

[If you missed Part 1, be sure to go back to yesterday’s post to read it.] Jesus will give us hearts of compassion for broken people.  The Bible says of Jesus, “a bruised reed shall he not break, and the … CLICK to continue…