Tagged with children

World View Book Review

World View Book Review

World View: Seeking Grace and Truth in Our Common Life by Marvin Olasky book review World View by Marvin Olasky Spiritual Growth New Growth Press How could our world be different if Christians were recognized for not only speaking the truth, but also demonstrating mercy? What would our lives be like if we reacted to … Continue reading

Many Sparrows Book Review

Many Sparrows Book Review

Many Sparrows by Lori Benton book review. Book info   About the book:   Either she and her children would emerge from that wilderness together, or none of them would. . . . In 1774, the Ohio-Kentucky frontier pulses with rising tension and brutal conflicts as Colonists push westward and encroach upon Native American territories. … Continue reading

A Family Shaped by Grace Book Review

A Family Shaped by Grace Book Review

A Family Shaped by Grace by Gary Morland book review.Last fall I had the opportunity to travel to North Carolina and attend a conference called Hope Writers. Gary Morland was one of the speakers who helped to put on this conference. I can tell you he puts his all into helping others…which can be seen … Continue reading

Secrets Book Review

Secrets Book Review

Secrets: A True Story of Addiction, Infidelity, and Second Chances by Jonathan Daugherty book review. Secrets by Jonathan Daugherty   Marriage/Addiction New Growth Press Everyone has a secret or two—areas of their life they would rather not share with the general public. But Jonathan Daugherty had a life-altering, relationship-ending secret that he wanted to keep … Continue reading

Katharina & Martin Luther Book Review

Katharina & Martin Luther Book Review

Katharina & Martin Luther by Michelle DeRusha book review. Book Review: I love to learn about people in history, however often times one has to wade through all kinds of jargon before gleaning anything about their personal lives. Michelle has alleviated the jargon (so we don’t have to) and crafted a beautiful story of Katharina … Continue reading

Miscarried Joy Book Review

Miscarried Joy by Tanika Fitzgerald book review. Book info About the book:   Miscarried Joy: Moving Beyond Incredible Pain to Extraordinary Faith (Nyreepress Publishing, October 2016) Faith over fear. Patience over frustration. Pain with a purpose. In Miscarried Joy, Tanika transparently shares her deeply personal and disappointing experiences of losing her babies due to miscarriage. There … Continue reading

Life Creative Book Review

Life Creative Book Review

Life Creative by Wendy Speake and Kelli Stuart book review. Book info About the book: Life Creative: Inspiration for Today’s Renaissance Mom(Kregel, September 2016) What was God thinking when He created you creative and then gave you children? Creative moms often feel as though they must lay their passions down. But God had something special … Continue reading

What Children Need From Their Parents

What Children Need From Their Parents

How quickly our world is changing! We receive a constant influx of data…daily. So much so that it is impossible to keep abreast of all that is taking place around the globe. One would believe that with so much information at our fingertips parenting would be a breeze. Not so! Who among us could possibly … Continue reading

Whose Behind the Pen…and Why I Blog

Whose Behind the Pen…and Why I Blog

Whose behind the pen…and why I blog. Many writers will tell you they’ve been writing from a very young age…that writing is in their blood. Not so for me. I never dreamed of writing nor did I ever plan to be a writer. Writing for me came from a love of history that turned into … Continue reading

And Thus the Measuring Begins!

And Thus the Measuring Begins!

Within minutes of being born newborns are given an Apgar score. A quick assessment to evaluate their health…and thus the measuring begins!(Now, before I go any further, let me clarify; I’m not in anyway opposed to the Apgar test rather I’m just trying to make a point!) Scores, measurements, and competition (climbing ladders) it starts … Continue reading

Girl Brings Scandal to Village

Girl Brings Scandal to Village

For those of us who make our homes in North America we can worship our God without fear of persecution; we can gather freely with our brothers and sisters in Christ without negative consequences being imposed. We can lift our voices in song this Advent season and sing praises like: “Joy to the World, Little … Continue reading

Never Forget to Thank God!

Never Forget to Thank God!

Last night flakes of white poured from heaven as if God opened a bag of feathers and let them spiral to earth. Piles of white beauty blanket the ground. All is pristine, flawless, made new…no spot or wrinkle. Just as Christ covered our sin’s with His blood and made us new! A gift from heaven … Continue reading

Father’s Day

Father’s Day

Children need their fathers; if you don’t believe me ask a child. The media has made men look like bumbling clowns unable to care for their own children without a woman intervening–this is not just a disservice to men but to our whole society.   I’ve had the privilege of viewing men firsthand who humbly … Continue reading

Left To Tell

Left To Tell

A few year’s ago I read the book  Left To Tell, Discovering God Amidst the Rwandan Holocaust by Immacule’e Ilibagize. It was the first time I’d ever heard of the 1994 Rwandan genocide where more than one million people were killed in a hundred-day seige. Tutsi men, woman, and children were viciously slaughtered by machetes, machine-guns, … Continue reading