If you want to get an overview of the storyline of Scripture this summer, here is where you can find links to small group discussion questions, readings and tips. Links will be updated about once a week. Discussion Guide for First Gathering
I wish I could freeze time. My kids often debate about what superpower is coolest- flying, transporting, strength. Me? I wish I was that girl Evie from the 80’s show “Out of this World” and just put my fingers together to stop the clock from running, then clap when I want it to start again. … More Freeze Time
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For Lent, my husband and I have joined a few other couples in trying to delve into the crux of the Gospel. What is the good news? Sometimes it seems so simple. Other times, not. Has there been a period in your life when you have tried to piece it all together? Or maybe you’ve … More What is the Good News?
My family gave up fighting for seven days. No arguing, no “give it back”, no whining about people, no major issues dug up from the grave. No fighting. The result? I’m now at home with relaxed shoulders, a less chaotic mind and a full heart. But will it last? Plenty of Past Fighting We’ve had … More We Gave up Fighting on Vacation
Sports can lead us to or take us away from Christ. Which will it be for you? Today is softball’s opening day for my daughter’s high school league. Thankfully, the sun came around and got things feeling good for us all. That’s what sports are supposed to do, right? For many of us, that is … More 5 Lessons from Faith on the Field
What should you and your kids do for Lent? Here’s a craft based on these basic Christian practices of prayer, fasting and alms giving (traditionally the main practices of Lent). It contains a calendar, so that like during Advent, kids have a visual of how much closer they are to the feast they look forward … More Craft for Lent – with a calendar
I’ve been writing a book for my oldest daughter and children (and maybe for you too). Unfortunately, I haven’t touched it since the summer so, I’m pausing my blogging in order to focus a bit more. I love that this is coming along with Advent and the cozy time of the winter. Many religious orders … More Pausing the Blog to Write a Book…
I recently stumbled upon a book called, The Power of Vulnerability by Brene’ Brown. It seems that everyone else found out about her before me and evidently she is a beautifully strong voice in the public sphere. As I was listening to this “shame researcher” unveil her findings, many connections popped up with things I’ve … More Wash Guilt and Resist Shame
Every family has their own wonderful ways to encourage and teach each other. Here are a few of mine. I’d love to hear a few of your ideas too! Display a colorful book at the breakfast table (a children’s bible, a book of saints etc.) Gift cute stuffed animals that have a little recording of … More 20 Playful Ideas for Fostering Faith in your Kids