Deck the Soul with Boughs of Forgiveness

CHRISTMAS!  The word evokes many feelings, depending on our experiences. For some, Christmas is a happy time, filled with beautiful memories and joyful expectations. For others, Christmas is a depressing time, a season one wants “to get over with” as … Continue reading

Thanksgiving in the Woods: Book Review and Giveaway

Written for children aged 4-8, Thanksgiving in the Woods is a lovely new title from Sparkhouse Publishing that tells the true story of a unique Thanksgiving celebration. For more than twenty years, one family living in upstate New York has hosted … Continue reading

Playmates, Imaginary Friends, and a Forever Friend in Jesus

How does one hope to fully grasp the vast awesomeness of God? It will take a lifetime, and I am certain we will all still feel overwhelmed when we meet him face to face. What can we do to help our … Continue reading

Three Keys to Effective Discipline

My mother-in-law was a wise woman. Once, when my husband and his older brother were young children, they had a terrible argument. As a means of helping them resolve their differences, my mother-in-law made each of her two boys wash … Continue reading