Vacation Bible School and Personalities

I am always interested to hear the child’s view of Vacation Bible School.  The child, after all, is the one who all the effort is primarily for. Just the other day, I came across a very interesting post, called “An … CLICK to continue…

Just Share!

I came across a cute, inspirational video online the other day. The basic message was that we all have something worth sharing–that the ideas that seem so obvious to our own minds may be nothing short of amazing to someone … CLICK to continue…

Something for the Children #19: Bits of Love

stir-fry with a small heart-shaped onion

Bits of Love We all know that we live in a world where not all things are good. There are bad things, too.  A lot of things have gone wrong because of sin–thorns and pinchers and poisonous plants, to name … CLICK to continue…

Hasten Home This Week: Little Brother’s Gift

small dirt clod on a child's open hand

Well, this week presented plenty more sunshiny opportunities to get some practice in with my new camera.  One of my favorite ways to fit the time in is to take a leisurely walk down our long driveway with my children. … CLICK to continue…

Something for the Children #17: Balaam word search

Balaam word search

Balaam tried to curse God’s people—but no man can curse what God has blessed!  You can read this story in your Bible, in the Old Testament book of “Numbers”, chapters 22, 23, and 24. Look for these words in the … CLICK to continue…

Get up, or die!

“Stand up now, or die!?”  This was WordPress’s interesting challenge the other day.  The premise for the challenge was that studies show that sitting too long too often will kill a person.  You see, our bodies need activity for health.  … CLICK to continue…

Something for the Children #16: Puddles and the Rattlesnakes

"Puddles" the sleek, grey cat

Puddles is a sleek, grey cat.  He is beautiful, and he seems to know it, too.  Puddles enjoys walking around with a look of pride, slowly, smoothly.  Sometimes we like to call him “King Puddles”.  He is the one who … CLICK to continue…