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…

Something for the Children #22: Bible Promise Cards for Back-to-School

"What time I am afraid, I will trust in thee." Psalm 56:3 Bible promise card

***Bible Promise Cards: Back to School*** When I am facing a special challenge, I like to find verses in my Bible to help me trust God and know what He wants me to do.  One of my favorite things 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…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Broken (part 1 of 2)

Broken, but whole, juice glass

When you hear that something has broken, what is your first reaction?  “Oh, no!”…or perhaps, “Oh, well–I can fix it”…or maybe even “Oh, good!  Now I can finally throw it away.”  After the initial reaction, what do you do next? … CLICK to continue…

Prepared and Preparing

Just this morning, I came across a new post on the blog, “garretwrites”.  The post is entitled “Relationship Not Religion“.  Garret09 gives us a look into the lesson he taught for teen Sunday School this week–a lesson on being ready. … CLICK to continue…