Weekly Photo Challenge: Colorful

orange flower

We live in a colorful world…but not everyone can see it.  Color-blindness runs in my family.  My dad was partially color-blind.  So is my husband.  Now we have at least two children who are partially color-blind. I had a little … 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 #15: Fathers of the Bible Quiz

page of open Bible

Tomorrow is Father’s Day.  Do you have a daddy that loves you?  Be sure to tell him that you love him, too! No matter what, God loves you!  He is our Father in Heaven, and He is always right here … CLICK to continue…

Something for the Children #14: 20 Questions

20 Questions

Twenty questions is a game that is fun with just two or three people or even a whole crowd.  (We have played it before at a family camp meeting with hundreds of people!)  You may already know how to play, … CLICK to continue…

Whose Responsibility is it to Change the World?

Sharing a yellow rose

Whose responsibility is it to change the world?  It is mine; it is yours.  Have you thought about just what that means, though?  What are we trying to change?  Some are concerned about global warming or the diminishing numbers of … CLICK to continue…

Something for the Children #13: Picking Flowers in the Park coloring page

boy and girl picking flowers in the park (nature coloring page)

Picking Flowers in the Park nature coloring page Happy Sabbath!  Spring-time is not too far from becoming summer-time.  Are you excited?  Have you noticed how a lot of the flowers have been taking turns blooming?  Just as one starts to … CLICK to continue…

Hasten Home This Week: A Blessing in Blessing

This morning I received a blessing in blessing.  I was up early, working on Vacation Bible School materials for VBS—The Land of Milk & Honey.  When I have a chunk of time free from my precious toddler, I try to choose … CLICK to continue…

Something for the Children #11: A-B-C Nature Walk

People walking down path under trees

A-B-C Nature Walk Today, I would like to share a fun little game with you. It is called the A-B-C Nature Walk. The rules are pretty simple. What you do is go outside with a pen or pencil and a piece of … CLICK to continue…

Something for the Children #10: Goose and Goslings coloring page

Goose with two goslings on the grassy bank of a river (nature coloring page)

***Goose & Goslings Coloring Page*** Happy Sabbath!  Are you enjoying springtime?  This week, I was at the park with my children and we got to see one of our favorite springtime treats—a mama with her babies.  So this week’s goodie … CLICK to continue…

My Journey to Hasten Home, Part 4: Family

Daddy and the children

[My Journey to Hasten Home story directory] We were practically living my dream: a home in the country—sure this was the desert of Nevada, and I had always envisioned oak trees abounding, but that was fine with me—and a sweet … CLICK to continue…