For the Love of Great Bloggers – Save This Link!

With school starting for me and my kids, I have been just swamped lately with my to-do list! So I have saved several articles to be read at a later date. There are so many great writers on the web! I wish I could just read and read. This week’s round-up is dedicated to the … Read more…

Save This Link!

I am really enjoying linking up with Lessons From the Sidelines for Save This Link each week. There is so much out there on the web, it is nice to share in a weekly round-up of what we found interesting and noteworthy on the internet. 1. We are THAT family – I love this blog. Her … Read more…

Friday Five: Five Favorite Audibles

This post started as a Five Favorite Podcasts post, but then I realized I don’t really listen to podcasts. I think I would like to venture into the podcast world, and Kelly at Mrs. Disciple has some great suggestions in her Friday Five today. But not having favorite podcasts led me to the question of: … Read more…

What I am Reading: And the Good News Is

I will admit it – I am one of those strange people who loves politics! Most of the time the politicians themselves are not my favorite (on either side), but I still love to follow what is going on with our government. I also love American history, and I try to filter my political views … Read more…

Friday Five – Save this Link

I am joining my friends Andrea from Empty Plate Full Heart, Kelly from Mrs. Disciple, and Beth from Lessons from the Sidelines with a Friday Five theme of Save this Link. I love the save this link button on facebook to either save a link I don’t have time to read at the moment or … Read more…

Why I love America

Why I love America can be summed up in one word: Freedom. You, my brothers, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the sinful nature; rather, serve one another in love.  –Galatians 5:13 Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom. … Read more…

What is your why?

I am sitting here, alone, at the end of a long week. I am currently working on my master’s degree in teaching at Liberty University online. One of the requirements of my degree is that I have to attend three intensive classes at the university. Each class has pre-class work and post-class work, and the … Read more…

Friday Fun: My Five Favorite Things in Summer

My friend Kelly, from Mrs. Disciple,  shared a fun blogging idea with us this week. Her writing prompt was list your five favorite things using your five senses. I decided to list my favorite things about summer. Since I am still working on class work, I feel like I am counting down to summer even … Read more…

What Jesus Do People See in Me?

What Jesus do people see in me? Am I showing people the real Jesus? What does my walk as a Christian tell people about the One True King? A humbling and thought-provoking question. What Jesus do people see in me? ‘Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and … Read more…

18 Ways to Strikeout the Summertime Blues

Imagine a summer of happy children. Children who are laughing and playing. Children who are enjoying summer. Children who seem not to know the meaning of the b-word (bored).  Is it possible? Could this really happen? Maybe, just maybe it can. What can we do to keep a happy household during the long, lazy days … Read more…

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