Inspiring Our Children: a missionary’s heart

missionary with children and moms gathered around

When you hear the word “missionary”, what comes to mind?  In Sabbath School, the very little children sing “A boat goes sailing to the mission land…” and they love to come up with things for the missionaries to bring to … 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…

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…

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…

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…